Turkey: Weekly Turkeys Slaughtered in Federally Inspected Plants (Thu)
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Des Moines, IA          Thu. May 28, 2020          USDA Market News

TURKEY: Weekly Turkeys Slaughtered in Federally Inspected Plants (Thur)
Week ending     23-May-2020
(Preliminary) (Released 12:00 Central Time)

               ---------Young turkeys----------   Old       Total turkeys
               Thousand        Pct chg     Avg    Breeders          Avg
               Head            Prev wk   Live wt  --Thousand head-- Live wt
North East              548          -9      27.49   (A)         548   27.49
South Atlantic          406         -29      39.83   (A)         406   39.83
North Central         1,845         -11      36.78   (A)       1,845   36.78
South Central           507         -19      17.49   (A)         507   17.49
West                    158          18      32.16   (A)         158   32.16
U.S. total            3,464(B)      -14      32.63    0        3,464   32.63
To-date
2020*                82,558(B)                           238  82,796
To-date
2019*                83,251(B)                           279  83,530

(A) Not published to avoid disclosing individual operations.
(B) Number of young banded breeder turks included: this week 48,000;
for the current year to date* 330,000; for last year to date* 372,000.

*Note: Year to-date totals reflect comparable time periods.

SOURCE: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News
        Des Moines, IA     515.284.4460  email: desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
        http://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain

Prepared: 28-May-20 08:52 AM C MP