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Broiler hatchery numbers stay on uptrend

The USDA’s broiler hatchery numbers continue to point to a larger supply of chicken in 2024. 247.149 million broiler-type eggs were set into incubators last week, up nearly 2 million on the week and 2% above a year ago, with average hatchability declining slightly... Read More.

Broiler hatchery numbers hold on to uptrend

The USDA’s weekly broiler hatchery numbers continue to imply higher production. 245.241 million broiler-type eggs were placed into incubation last week, up modestly from the previous week and 3% above a year ago, with average hatchability at 79.2%. 190.327 million broiler-type chicks entered meat... Read More.