Broiler/Fryer: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers
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Des Moines, IA          Thu. Aug 23, 2018          USDA Market News

BROILER/FRYER: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers

             Estimate          Actual         Avg. Wt.         Actual         Avg. Wt.
              (1,000)         (1,000)                         (1,000)
                08/23           08/21           08/21           08/16           08/14
Alabama         4,013           4,010            5.64            4,063           5.61
Arkansas        4,759           4,891            5.96            5,128           6.07
Delmarva        2,213           2,257            6.83            2,174           6.95
KY-LA-TN        2,294           2,395            5.60            2,449           5.65
Mississippi     2,407           2,471            6.71            2,863           6.18
North Carolin   3,185           3,139            8.15            3,133           8.09
Texas           2,614           2,517            6.54            2,566           6.63
Total          21,485          21,680            6.42           22,376           6.40
Mon-Thur       87,416 (A)                                       88,376(A)

(A) Weekly cumulative for states listed above.
Broiler-fryer slaughter under federal inspection for 23-Aug-18
is estimated to be 32,698,000 down 4.27 percent from a week ago
and up 1.0 percent from a year ago.
(last week 34,157,000 last year 32,365,000)

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: 23-Aug-18 10:31 AM C JG