Broiler-Type Eggs Set and Broiler-Type Chicks Placed
Hatcheries in the United States weekly program set 222 million eggs in incubators during the week ending April 15, 2017. This is up 3 percent from the eggs set the corresponding week a year earlier. Average hatchability for chicks hatched during the week in the United States was 83 percent. Broiler growers in the United States placed 180 million chicks for meat production, up 2 percent from the comparable week a year earlier.
Read the full Southern Region Broiler Hatchery Report, with the breakdown for all states, all charts and numbers.
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