Supplies of frozen meat and poultry in the USA were higher in April, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Total frozen poultry supplies on 30 April, 2013 advanced 11% from compared to March, and up 8% from 2012, NASS reported. Total stocks of chicken climbed 8% from the previous month and gained 11% from last year. Total pounds of turkey in freezers increased 14% from last month and rose 5% from 30 April, 2012.
Total red meat supplies in freezers climbed 5% from the previous month and gained 3% compared to 2012. Total pounds of beef in freezers declined slightly from the previous month and slipped 2% from last year.
Frozen pork supplies were up 8% from the previous month and up 6% from last year. Stocks of pork bellies advanced 10% from last month but dropped 25% compared to year.
Source: USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service