International: Weekly US/Canadian Live Poultry Slaughtered Under Federal Inspection (Fri)
NW_PY007
Des Moines, IA          Fri. May 24, 2019          USDA Market News

International: Weekly U.S./Canadian Live Poultry Slaughtered Under Inspection (Fri)

Week ending           18-May-19
                               U.S. fowl slaughtered domestically

                         Light                 Heavy                   Total
                          Hens                  Hens                    Hens
                    -----------------Thousands----------------------------------
Head                        807                 1,685                   2,492

Head sltr Comparisons
Last Week                   845                 1,697                   2,542
Same week yr ago          1,101                 1,583                   2,684
To-date/2019*            16,446                30,703                  47,149
To-date/2018*            21,526                30,022                  51,548

                               U.S. fowl slaughtered in Canada

                         Light                 Heavy                   Total
                          Hens                  Hens                    Hens
                    -----------------Thousands----------------------------------
Head                        175                     0                     175

Head sltr Comparisons
Last Week                   214                     0                     214
Same week yr ago            189                     0                     189
To-date/2019*             4,710                     7                   4,717
To-date/2018*             5,914                     8                   5,922
Data Source: CFIA, as compiled by AAFC, Poultry Section

                    Total U.S. fowl slaughtered in the U.S. and Canada

                         Light                 Heavy                   Total
                          Hens                  Hens                    Hens
                    -----------------Thousands----------------------------------
Head                        982                 1,685                   2,667

Head sltr Comparisons
Last Week                 1,059                 1,697                   2,756
Same week yr ago          1,290                 1,583                   2,873
To-date/2019*            21,156                30,710                  51,866
To-date/2018*            27,440                30,030                  57,470

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

SOURCE: USDA AMS Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News
        Des Moines, IA     515.284.4460  email: DESM.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
        http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_PY007.txt

Prepared: 24-May-19 11:34 AM C JG