Turkey's egg production reached 1.2 billion units in July, up 1.9 percent compared to June numbers and up 16.8 percent when compared to July 2011, according to the country's latest statistics.

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Turkey's chicken production grew to 163,806 tons, up 4.1 percent in July over June and up 9.5 percent over 2011 numbers. Slaughtered chicken reached 101 million units, an 8 percent increase on June numbers and an 11.6 percent upswing when compared to July 2011, according to TurkStat.