Poultry: Production numbers up

Production numbers up

Martin Schemm / pixelio.de

TURKEY, Ankara. TurkStat data released shows a larger production of chicken meat and eggs in Turkey.

The country's egg and chicken meat production are rising on a year-to-year basis, according to this data. Hen egg production in the country increased 1.5% year-on-year in March and by 5.2% on monthly basis.

Chicken meat production increased by 11.6% in March compared with the previous month, and increased by 3.2% compared with the same month of the previous year, mentioned the statistical report.

The biggest advance on a year-to-year basis was registered on turkey production which rose by 66.6% compared to March 2017 and by 15.2% on monthly basis. Total chicken meat production reached a volume of 185,843 t while turkey production was at 5,353 t resulted from the slaughtering of 105 mill. chicken and 523,000 turkeys.


Source: TurkStat



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