Broiler egg sets are trending below 2019 levels, signaling that the industry is cautious toward growth in a challenging year. 

In a WATT Poultry Chat interview, Mark Jordan, executive director of LEAP Market Analytics, reviewed trends for broiler egg sets, chicks per layer and overall ready-to-cook broiler production. His analysis indicates production will stay close to or slightly below year ago levels.


This could lead to a tighter supply environment and could potentially support chicken meat prices. 

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