Broiler/Fryer: Weekly Estimated US Fryer Slaughter/Fryer Availability Comparison
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Des Moines, IA          Thu. Sep 14, 2017          USDA Market News

BROILER/FRYER: Weekly Estimated U.S. Fryer Slaughter/Fryer Availability Comparison (Thur)

                  Million head         Million head                  Avg
Week ending       Slaughtered          Available*           Pct      Wt
               8/5       165.7             165.1              100%     6.15
              8/12       165.5             165.9              100%     6.12
              8/19       166.5             165.5              101%     6.11
              8/26       165.7             166.5              100%     6.03
               9/2       169.3             164.6              103%     6.05
               9/9       150.8             164.6               92%     6.21
Year to date            5871.3            5857.4              100%
              9/16                         164.3
              9/23                         165.7

*Based on chick placements 6 to 7 weeks earlier.

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: 14-Sep-17 10:35 AM C MP