Broiler Hatcery: Broiler-Type Eggs Set Up 2 Percent

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Commercial hatcheries in the 19-State weekly program set 208 million eggs in incubators during the week ending April 10, 2010. This was up 2 percent from the eggs set the corresponding week a year earlier. Average hatchability for chicks hatched during the week was 84 percent. Average hatchability is calculated by dividing chicks hatched during the week by eggs set three weeks earlier.

Broiler Hatchery
 
Broiler-Type Eggs Set Wed
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 24
Wed
Mar 31
Wed
Apr 07
Wed
Apr 14
Report
  19-State Total 205,563 207,395 205,724 204,369 207,978 Report
  Alabama 29,652 30,274 30,325 29,344 30,132 Report
  Arkansas 23,115 23,825 23,831 23,520 24,034 Report
  Delaware 3,782 3,615 3,709 3,771 3,782 Report
  Florida 1,303 1,316 1,343 1,350 1,342 Report
  Georgia 31,691 31,701 31,500 31,094 31,925 Report
  Kentucky 7,842 8,177 7,708 7,784 8,301 Report
  Louisiana 3,440 3,500 3,470 3,379 3,500 Report
  Maryland 8,856 9,141 9,089 8,965 9,058 Report
  Mississippi 19,156 19,503 19,405 19,204 18,939 Report
  North Carolina 18,767 18,480 18,743 18,654 18,464 Report
  Oklahoma 6,866 6,986 7,137 6,880 7,209 Report
  Pennsylvania 3,839 3,743 3,791 3,716 3,874 Report
  South Carolina 5,640 6,048 5,990 5,735 5,770 Report
  Texas 15,590 15,545 14,762 15,568 15,548 Report
  Virginia 6,543 6,412 6,178 6,466 6,527 Report
  CA, MO, TN, & WV 19,481 19,129 18,743 18,939 19,573 Report
Broiler Chicks Placed Wed
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 24
Wed
Mar 31
Wed
Apr 07
Wed
Apr 14
Report
  19-State Total 170,183 169,939 169,178 168,500 172,556 Report
  Alabama 21,449 20,750 20,850 20,504 20,875 Report
  Arkansas 21,477 21,677 21,428 21,932 21,837 Report
  Delaware 4,581 4,994 4,391 4,672 4,602 Report
  Florida 1,030 1,029 1,076 972 944 Report
  Georgia 25,946 26,433 27,287 26,235 26,788 Report
  Kentucky 6,450 5,983 6,256 6,837 6,792 Report
  Louisiana 3,021 3,043 3,059 3,023 3,112 Report
  Maryland 6,115 6,069 6,223 6,099 7,083 Report
  Mississippi 16,809 16,891 16,766 16,463 17,013 Report
  North Carolina 15,790 15,610 15,853 15,705 15,089 Report
  Oklahoma 4,658 4,286 4,347 3,290 5,179 Report
  Pennsylvania 3,023 2,993 2,943 2,996 3,004 Report
  South Carolina 4,841 4,810 4,114 4,775 5,416 Report
  Texas 13,395 13,223 12,840 12,984 13,021 Report
  Virginia 5,212 5,052 5,328 5,316 4,840 Report
  CA, MO, TN, & WV 16,386 17,096 16,417 16,697 16,961 Report




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