Turkey: Weekly Turkeys Slaughtered in Federally Inspected Plants (Thu)
USDA - Thu Nov 22, 8:05AM CST
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Des Moines, IA          Thu. Nov 22, 2018          USDA Market News

TURKEY: Weekly Turkeys Slaughtered in Federally Inspected Plants (Thur)
Week ending     17-Nov-2018
(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              593         -27      26.61   (A)         593   26.61
South Atlantic          468         -10      38.21   (A)         468   38.21
North Central         2,197         -12      31.34   (A)       2,197   31.34
South Central           775         -31      18.45   (A)         775   18.45
West                    248         -42      28.70   (A)         248   28.70
U.S. total            4,281(B)      -21      30.88    0        4,281   30.88
To-date
2018*               193,660(B)                           177 193,837
To-date
2017*               194,309(B)                           218 194,527

(A) Not published to avoid disclosing individual operations.
(B) Number of young banded breeder turks included: this week 53,000;
for the current year to date* 1,105,000; for last year to date* 1,189,000.

*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: 22-Nov-18 07:57 AM C JG