Broiler/Fryer: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers
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Des Moines, IA          Fri. Oct 06, 2017          USDA Market News

BROILER/FRYER: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers

               Estimated          Actual         Avg. Wt.         Actual Avg. Wt.
                   (1,000)       (1,000)                         (1,000)
                   10/06   10/05   10/04   10/03   10/04   10/03   09/29   09/27
Alabama            3,707   3,819   4,166   3,967    5.62    5.68   4,665    5.68
Arkansas           4,827   4,822   5,021   5,095    6.06    5.99   4,466    6.03
Delmarva           2,750   2,226   2,281   2,324    6.91    6.95   2,326    6.89
KY-LA-TN           2,395   2,473   2,434   2,409    5.63    5.70   2,419    5.59
Mississippi        2,702   2,742   2,804   2,862    6.37    6.52   2,430    6.35
North Carolina     3,310   3,108   3,088   3,047    7.94    7.98   3,712    7.90
Texas              2,541   2,632   2,585   2,640    6.68    6.79   2,851    6.66
Total             22,232  21,822  22,379  22,344    6.39    6.44  22,869    6.38
Mon-Friday       110,623 (A)                                     111,056 (A)
Saturday           1,484 (included in total for date shown)        2,103

(A) Weekly cumulative for states listed above.
Broiler-fryer slaughter under federal inspection for 06-Oct-17 and 07-Oct-17
is estimated to be 33,835,000 head down 3.08 percent from a week ago
and up 1.3 percent from a year ago.
(Last week 34,909,000, last year 33,395,000)

Weekly broiler-fryer slaughter under federal inspection for the week ending
07-Oct-17 is estimated to be 168,921,000 head up 1.16
percent from a week ago, and up 3.76 percent from a year ago.
(Last week 166,976,000, last year 162,797,000) 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: 06-Oct-17 10:51 AM C JG