U.S. poultry certified wholesome during February (ready-to-cook weight) totaled 3.47 billion pounds, up 4 percent from the amount certified in February 2011, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest report.
The January revised certified total at 3.62 billion pounds, was down 1 percent from January 2011. The preliminary total live weight of all federally inspected poultry during February was 4.6 billion pounds, up 4 percent from 4.42 billion pounds in 2011. Young chickens inspected totaled 3.93 billion pounds, up 4 percent from February 2011 numbers. Mature chickens, at 61 million pounds, were down slightly from 2011. Turkey inspections totaled 586 million pounds, up 7 percent from 2011 numbers, while ducks totaled 13.5 million pounds, up 7 percent.
Young chickens slaughtered during February averaged 5.82 pounds per bird, up 1 percent from February 2011. The average live weight of mature chickens was 5.52 pounds per bird, down 1 percent from the same time in 2011, and turkeys slaughtered during February averaged 30.8 pounds per bird, up 1 percent from February 2011.
For more poultry information and statistics, see www.wattagnet.com/marketdata.html.
Subcontractors accidentally catch part of loading dock on fire when spark hits gas can
Hain Celestial had previously owned 19 percent interest in Empire Kosher Poultry
Company seeks to purchase Millsboro, Delaware, property for office complex, but some neighbors fear a poultry complex could be built
Sabofa offers the VS 250-1 vertical slicing system
for vertical slicing of pork, beef and poultry, raw or cooked.
Container Cambridge LLC offers Greencoat wax-free poultry packaging, which is
moisture resistant and strong enough to package and transport poultry, meat,
seafood and other refrigerated and frozen products.
crossed with any Aviagen branded female breeder, the Yield Plus Male has been
shown to deliver broiler performance with increased breast meat yield, improved
liveability, and better FCR.
Sen. Mike Kehoe says California laws are harming Missouri
--- Thank you for your patience ----
If you have any issues logging in or any other need feel free to contact us.