Broiler/Fryer: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers
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Des Moines, IA          Fri. Mar 15, 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)
                   03/15   03/14   03/13   03/12   03/13   03/12   03/08   03/06
Alabama            4,208   4,024   3,885   3,970    5.57    5.46   3,947    5.60
Arkansas           4,595   4,655   4,798   4,766    5.79    5.89   4,292    5.83
Delmarva           2,225   2,225   2,179   2,148    6.70    6.76   2,155    6.82
KY-LA-TN           2,358   2,449   2,202   2,444    5.35    5.43   2,430    5.42
Mississippi        2,623   2,768   2,850   2,926    6.23    6.38   2,605    6.16
North Carolina     3,381   3,439   3,228   3,236    8.00    8.02   3,464    7.99
Texas              2,328   2,358   2,239   2,049    6.60    6.82   2,237    6.24
Total             21,718  21,918  21,381  21,539    6.27    6.32  21,130    6.25
Mon-Friday       108,814 (A)                                     106,594 (A)
Saturday             601 (included in total for date shown)        1,064

(A) Weekly cumulative for states listed above.
Broiler-fryer slaughter under federal inspection for 15-Mar-19 and 16-Mar-19
is estimated to be 33,053,000 head up 2.47 percent from a week ago
and down 0.5 percent from a year ago.
(Last week 32,255,000, last year 33,208,000)

Weekly broiler-fryer slaughter under federal inspection for the week ending
16-Mar-19 is estimated to be 164,501,000 head up 2.64
percent from a week ago, and up 3.30 percent from a year ago.
(Last week 160,268,000, last year 159,248,000) 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: 15-Mar-19 11:38 AM C BK