Turkey: Weekly Turkeys Slaughtered in Federally Inspected Plants (Thu)
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Des Moines, IA          Thu. Oct 29, 2020          USDA Market News

TURKEY: Weekly Turkeys Slaughtered in Federally Inspected Plants (Thur)
Week ending     24-Oct-2020
(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              734           7      27.78   (A)         734   27.78
South Atlantic          614          34      40.84   (A)         614   40.84
North Central         2,319          -3      30.06   (A)       2,321   30.06
South Central           969           2      17.68   (A)         970   17.68
West                    291         139      25.07   (A)         291   25.07
U.S. total            4,927(B)        7      28.34    3        4,930   28.36
To-date
2020*               172,487(B)                           545 173,032
To-date
2019*               175,106(B)                           575 175,681

(A) Not published to avoid disclosing individual operations.
(B) Number of young banded breeder turks included: this week 24,000;
for the current year to date* 724,000; for last year to date* 717,000.

*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: 29-Oct-20 10:27 AM C MP