Broiler/Fryer: Weekly Estimated US Fryer Slaughter/Fryer Availability Comparison
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Des Moines, IA          Thu. Oct 29, 2020          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
             9/19      172.3           167.2            103%    6.37
             9/26      172.6           166.7            104%    6.44
             10/3      171.8           165.4            104%    6.44
            10/10      170.3           164.2            104%    6.48
            10/17      170.5           166.1            103%    6.45
            10/24      169.4           167.1            101%    6.40
Year to date          7169.8          7169.3            100%
            10/31                      167.5
             11/7                      167.9

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