Broiler/Fryer: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers
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Des Moines, IA          Thu. Oct 12, 2017          USDA Market News

BROILER/FRYER: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers

               Estimate          Actual           Avg. Wt.          Actual         Avg. Wt.
               (1,000)           (1,000)                           (1,000)
                  10/12            10/10             10/10           10/05           10/03
Alabama           3,934            3,923              5.72            3,813           5.68
Arkansas          5,097            5,100              6.08            5,012           5.99
Delmarva          2,288            2,260              6.76            2,095           6.95
KY-LA-TN          2,398            2,224              5.64            2,390           5.70
Mississippi       2,778            2,867              6.52            2,786           6.52
North Carolina    3,117            2,973              7.90            3,031           7.98
Texas             2,633            2,622              6.75            2,618           6.79
Total            22,245           21,969              6.43           21,745           6.44
Mon-Thur         88,854 (A)                                          88,483(A)

(A) Weekly cumulative for states listed above.
Broiler-fryer slaughter under federal inspection for 12-Oct-17
is estimated to be 33,855,000 up 1.99 percent from a week ago
and up 8.3 percent from a year ago.
(last week 33,193,000 last year 31,247,000)

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: 12-Oct-17 11:05 AM C BK