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on September 12, 2016

USDA broiler production forecasts lowered

Agency says chicken weights have been lower than previously expected

The USDA is projecting that less broiler meat will be produced in 2016 and in 2017 than was previously expected.

In the agency’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, issued on September 12, a total of 40.9 billion pounds of broiler meat was expected to be produced in…

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