Turkey: Weekly Turkeys Slaughtered in Federally Inspected Plants (Thu)
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Des Moines, IA          Thu. Sep 12, 2019          USDA Market News

TURKEY: Weekly Turkeys Slaughtered in Federally Inspected Plants (Thur)
Week ending      7-Sep-2019
(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              552          -4      27.18   (A)         552   27.18
South Atlantic          342         -33      41.22   (A)         342   41.22
North Central         1,834         -18      31.17   (A)       1,834   31.17
South Central           588         -11      17.20   (A)         588   17.20
West                    133         -30      30.25   (A)         133   30.25
U.S. total            3,449(B)      -17      31.07    0        3,449   31.07
To-date
2019*               144,027(B)                           441 144,468
To-date
2018*               147,695(B)                           118 147,813

(A) Not published to avoid disclosing individual operations.
(B) Number of young banded breeder turks included: this week 13,000;
for the current year to date* 599,000; for last year to date* 864,000.

*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: 12-Sep-19 09:42 AM C JG