International: Weekly US/Canadian Live Poultry Slaughtered Under Federal Inspection (Fri)
NW_PY007
Des Moines, IA          Fri. Mar 15, 2019          USDA Market News

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

Week ending            9-Mar-19
                               U.S. fowl slaughtered domestically

                         Light                 Heavy                   Total
                          Hens                  Hens                    Hens
                    -----------------Thousands----------------------------------
Head                        826                 1,608                   2,434

Head sltr Comparisons
Last Week                   744                 1,447                   2,191
Same week yr ago          1,179                 1,443                   2,622
To-date/2019*             8,336                14,921                  23,257
To-date/2018*            10,392                14,731                  25,123

                               U.S. fowl slaughtered in Canada

                         Light                 Heavy                   Total
                          Hens                  Hens                    Hens
                    -----------------Thousands----------------------------------
Head                        244                     0                     244

Head sltr Comparisons
Last Week                   203                     0                     203
Same week yr ago            290                     0                     290
To-date/2019*             2,512                     7                   2,519
To-date/2018*             2,628                     8                   2,636
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                      1,070                 1,608                   2,678

Head sltr Comparisons
Last Week                   947                 1,447                   2,394
Same week yr ago          1,469                 1,443                   2,912
To-date/2019*            10,848                14,928                  25,776
To-date/2018*            13,020                14,739                  27,759

*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: 15-Mar-19 07:18 AM C JG