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Courtesy: USDA
on April 15, 2011

US turkeys hatched, placed in February up from 2010

23.1 million poults hatched, 22.3 million placed

U.S. turkey poults hatched during February 2011 totaled 23.1 million, up 8% from February 2010, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report.

Compared to the previous month, February poults hatched were down 4% from January's 24 million. The 22.3 million net poults placed during February were up 6% from the number placed during the same month in 2010, but down 1% from the January 2011 total of 22.6 million.

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