Broiler/Fryer: Weekly Estimated US Fryer Slaughter/Fryer Availability Comparison
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Des Moines, IA          Thu. Sep 12, 2019          USDA Market News

BROILER/FRYER: Weekly Estimated U.S. Fryer Slaughter/Fryer Availability Comparison (Thur)

                 Million head       Million head              Avg
Week ending      Slaughtered        Available*        Pct      Wt
              8/3      174.4           171.6            102%    6.18
             8/10      174.4           171.8            102%    6.30
             8/17      176.1           171.8            103%    6.24
             8/24      176.2           171.9            103%    6.20
             8/31      180.1           170.5            106%    6.26
              9/7      150.7           169.7             89%    6.29
Year to date          5983.4          5998.5            100%
             9/14                      168.9
             9/21                      169.1

*Based on chick placements 6 to 7 weeks earlier.

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