Turkey: Weekly Turkeys Slaughtered in Federally Inspected Plants (Thu)
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Des Moines, IA          Thu. Sep 14, 2017          USDA Market News

TURKEY: Weekly Turkeys Slaughtered in Federally Inspected Plants (Thur)
Week ending      9-Sep-2017
(Preliminary) (Released 12:00 Central Time)

               ---------Young turkeys----------      Old        Total turkeys
               Thousand         Pct chg      Avg     Breeders            Avg
               Head             Prev wk    Live wt   --Thousand head--   Live wt
North East              579           -14       27.20    (A)          579    27.20
South Atlantic          419             5       36.43    (A)          419    36.43
North Central         1,906           -10       30.55    (A)        1,906    30.55
South Central           664            -6       18.06    (A)          664    18.06
West                    206             2       30.30    (A)          206    30.30
U.S. total            3,774(B)         -8       30.51     0         3,774    30.51
To-date
2017*               148,340(B)                               159  148,499
To-date
2016*               151,243(B)                               251  151,494

(A) Not published to avoid disclosing individual operations.
(B) Number of young banded breeder turks included: this week 39,000;
for the current year to date* 903,000; for last year to date* 484,000.

*Note: Year to-date totals reflect comparable time periods.

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