Broiler/Fryer: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers
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Des Moines, IA          Mon. Apr 15, 2019          USDA Market News

BROILER/FRYER: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers

             Estimate          Actual         Avg. Wt.         Actual         Avg. Wt.
              (1,000)         (1,000)                         (1,000)
                04/15           04/11           04/11           04/08           04/04
Alabama         4,025           3,988            5.44            3,934           5.51
Arkansas        4,980           4,622            5.98            4,828           5.98
Delmarva        2,239           2,166            6.49            2,219           6.46
KY-LA-TN        2,482           2,328            5.35            2,254           5.43
Mississippi     2,766           2,895            6.16            2,927           6.23
North Carolin   3,340           3,301            7.95            3,100           7.93
Texas           2,603           2,416            6.34            2,510           6.49
Total          22,435          21,716            6.23           21,772           6.26
Mon            22,435 (A)                                       21,772(A)

(A) Weekly cumulative for states listed above.
Broiler-fryer slaughter under federal inspection for 15-Apr-19
is estimated to be 34,144,000 up 4.51 percent from a week ago
and up 6.5 percent from a year ago.
(last week 32,671,000 last year 32,057,000)

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: 15-Apr-19 10:55 AM C JG