Broiler/Fryer: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers
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Des Moines, IA          Fri. May 24, 2019          USDA Market News

BROILER/FRYER: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers

               Estimated          Actual         Avg. Wt.         Actual Avg. Wt.
                   (1,000)       (1,000)                         (1,000)
                   05/24   05/23   05/22   05/21   05/22   05/21   05/17   05/15
Alabama            4,019   4,046   4,049   4,053    5.51    5.54   4,253    5.62
Arkansas           5,375   4,975   4,814   4,673    5.87    6.06   4,320    6.04
Delmarva           2,822   2,232   2,204   2,260    6.70    6.89   2,750    6.79
KY-LA-TN           3,038   2,484   2,452   2,449    5.67    5.74   2,495    5.64
Mississippi        3,069   2,778   2,843   2,859    6.39    6.39   2,996    6.22
North Carolina     4,549   3,608   3,372   3,361    8.27    8.18   3,692    8.26
Texas              2,862   2,611   2,564   2,602    6.54    6.53   2,711    6.62
Total             25,734  22,734  22,298  22,257    6.37    6.43  23,217    6.43
Mon-Friday       116,666 (A)                                     111,009 (A)
Saturday           4,499 (included in total for date shown)        1,585

(A) Weekly cumulative for states listed above.
Broiler-fryer slaughter under federal inspection for 24-May-19 and 25-May-19
is estimated to be 39,165,000 head up 10.51 percent from a week ago
and up 6.6 percent from a year ago.
(Last week 35,440,000, last year 36,742,000)

Weekly broiler-fryer slaughter under federal inspection for the week ending
25-May-19 is estimated to be 175,787,000 head up 5.32
percent from a week ago, and up 5.61 percent from a year ago.
(Last week 166,906,000, last year 166,447,000) Actual data incorporated when available.

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: 24-May-19 11:20 AM C BK