Broiler/Fryer: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers
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Des Moines, IA          Fri. Jan 11, 2019          USDA Market News

BROILER/FRYER: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers

               Estimated          Actual         Avg. Wt.         Actual Avg. Wt.
                   (1,000)       (1,000)                         (1,000)
                   01/11   01/10   01/09   01/08   01/09   01/08   01/04   01/02
Alabama            3,927   3,956   3,865   3,999    5.50    5.61   4,480    5.58
Arkansas           4,068   5,007   4,859   4,893    5.89    5.91   6,156    6.13
Delmarva           3,044   2,225   2,167   2,249    6.80    6.98   3,431    6.91
KY-LA-TN           2,440   2,485   2,464   2,429    5.38    5.41   3,595    5.47
Mississippi        2,701   2,813   2,920   3,031    6.26    5.99   3,149    6.23
North Carolina     3,301   3,258   3,208   3,186    8.09    8.15   5,056    8.24
Texas              2,697   2,537   2,296   2,515    7.12    6.79   3,278    6.98
Total             22,178  22,281  21,779  22,302    6.36    6.34  29,145    6.44
Mon-Friday       111,064 (A)                                      91,705 (A)
Saturday           1,223 (included in total for date shown)        6,754

(A) Weekly cumulative for states listed above.
Broiler-fryer slaughter under federal inspection for 11-Jan-19 and 12-Jan-19
is estimated to be 33,753,000 head down 24.13 percent from a week ago
and down 6.0 percent from a year ago.
(Last week 44,489,000, last year 35,922,000)

Weekly broiler-fryer slaughter under federal inspection for the week ending
12-Jan-19 is estimated to be 167,814,000 head up 21.71
percent from a week ago, and up 1.55 percent from a year ago.
(Last week 137,882,000, last year 165,253,000) Actual data incorporated when available.

SOURCE: USDA Livestock, Poultry, & Grain Market News
        Des Moines, IA          515.284.4460        email:  desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
        http://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain

Prepared: 11-Jan-19 11:36 AM C JG