This monthly release contains the number of heads and live weight of chickens, turkeys, ducks, and other poultry slaughtered under federal inspection. Also included are total live weights, average live weights, pounds certified, and both ante-mortem and post-mortem condemnations by type. Data for young chickens and young turkeys are also shown for selected states. Data for poultry slaughter estimates are collected by inspectors of the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the USDA.
This report provides a summary of the national broiler market, with data consolidated from a number of linked reports. The release contains price information for broiler parts by U.S. region as sell as in Mexico City, slaughter estimates, availability, and national fowl market and miscellaneous poultry information.