International: Weekly US/Canadian Live Poultry Slaughtered Under Federal Inspection (Fri)
NW_PY007
Des Moines, IA          Fri. Dec 07, 2018          USDA Market News

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

Week ending            1-Dec-18
                               U.S. fowl slaughtered domestically

                       Light               Heavy                 Total
                       Hens                 Hens                 Hens
                    -----------------Thousands----------------------
Head                      1,042               1,620                  2,662

Head sltr Comparisons
Last Week                   568                 965                  1,533
Same week yr ago          1,419               1,780                  3,199
To-date/2018*            50,362              76,326                126,688
To-date/2017*            59,671              72,016                131,687

                               U.S. fowl slaughtered in Canada

                       Light               Heavy                 Total
                       Hens                 Hens                 Hens
                    -----------------Thousands----------------------
Head                        345                   0                    345

Head sltr Comparisons
Last Week                   108                   0                    108
Same week yr ago            344                   0                    344
To-date/2018*            12,746                   8                 12,754
To-date/2017*            13,848                   8                 13,856
Data Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, AISD, AID, Poultry Section

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

                       Light               Heavy                 Total
                       Hens                 Hens                 Hens
                    -----------------Thousands----------------------
Head                      1,387               1,620                  3,007

Head sltr Comparisons
Last Week                   676                 965                  1,641
Same week yr ago          1,763               1,780                  3,543
To-date/2018*            63,108              76,334                139,442
To-date/2017*            73,519              72,024                145,543

*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: 07-Dec-18 07:20 AM C JG