The Turkish poultry industry slaughtered 94 million birds in June, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute, 2.4 percent lower than in the month of May but 7.7 percent higher than in June 2011.

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The industry produced 157,406 tons of poultry meat during the month, 2.7 percent lower than in May but 8.5 percent higher than in June 2011. Egg production was 0.4 percent higher in comparison with May at 1.2 billion eggs, and 17.3 percent higher than June 2011 numbers, according to the institute.