Poultry US turkey production climbs in September
Eggs in incubators totaled 28.8 mill. Compared to August, eggs in incubators on 1 September were down 1% from the 1 August total of 29.0 mill.
On 1 August, turkey poults hatched increased 11% to 24.5 mill. compared with a year ago, NASS reported, while poults hatched were down 1% from the 1 July total of 24.8 mill. poults.
Finally, net poults placed during August were 10% higher at 24.2 mill. compared with last year, according to NASS. Net placement eased 1% from the July 2016 total of 24.4 mill.