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1143. Broiler, Turkey, and Egg Production

[For year ending November 30 (433 represents 433,000,000), except as noted]

 
ITEM Unit 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
 
Chickens:1
  Number 2 Million 433 421 404 409 384 380 378 387 397 401 392 385 379 365 374 370 373 380 356 356 353 363 371 380 386 388 393 410 424 436
  Value per head 2 Dollars 1.21 1.23 1.28 1.62 1.70 1.74 1.70 1.69 1.75 1.81 1.88 1.89 1.85 1.96 2.02 1.90 1.87 1.87 2.04 2.16 2.29 2.30 2.26 2.37 2.34 2.41 2.65 2.72 2.69 2.65
  Value, total 2 Mil. dol 525 517 516 663 653 660 644 652 696 726 737 728 701 717 757 704 698 711 726 771 808 833 838 898 902 935 1,039 1,113 1,144 1,155
 
  Number sold 3 Million 233 252 235 232 252 224 217 225 220 236 238 239 242 237 225 220 218 218 224 199 208 198 208 198 197 180 174 191 194 205
  Price per lb. 3 Cents 9.1 7.8 8.9 15.1 9.7 9.9 13.0 12.3 12.4 13.9 11.0 11.1 10.3 12.7 15.9 14.8 12.5 11.0 9.2 14.9 9.6 7.1 9.1 10.0 7.4 6.5 6.6 7.7 8.1 7.0
  Value of sales 3 Mil. dol 107 95 100 176 115 105 145 145 142 171 129 135 121 145 170 152 128 112 99 142 94 72 89 96 73 60 59 71 76 68
 
PRODUCTION
 
Broilers:4
  Number Million 2,987 2,945 3,075 3,009 2,993 2,950 3,274 3,394 3,614 3,951 3,963 4,148 4,149 4,184 4,283 4,470 4,649 5,004 5,238 5,517 5,864 6,137 6,402 6,694 7,018 7,326 7,597 7,764 7,934 8,146
  Weight Bil. lb. 10.8 10.8 11.5 11.2 11.3 11.1 12.5 13.0 14.0 15.5 15.5 16.5 16.8 17.0 17.9 18.9 19.7 21.5 22.5 24.0 25.6 27.2 28.8 30.6 32.5 34.2 36.5 37.5 38.6 40.8
  Price per lb Cents 13.6 13.8 14.1 24.0 21.5 26.3 23.6 23.6 26.3 26.0 27.7 28.4 26.9 28.6 33.7 30.1 34.5 28.7 33.1 36.6 32.6 30.8 31.8 34.0 35.0 34.4 38.1 37.7 39.3 37.1
  Production value Mil. dol 1,475 1,487 1,623 26.9 2,436 2,915 2,945 3,059 3,676 4,031 4,303 4,699 4,502 4,873 6,020 5,668 6,784 6,177 7,435 8,778 8,366 8,383 9,174 10,417 11,372 11,762 13,903 14,159 15,145 15,129
 
Turkeys:
  Number Million 116 120 129 132 132 124 140 136 139 156 165 171 165 171 171 185 207 240 242 261 282 285 290 288 287 292 303 301 285 273
  Weight Bil. lb. 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.6 2.6 2.7 3.0 3.1 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.7 4.1 4.9 5.1 5.5 6.0 6.1 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.8 7.2 7.2 7.1 6.9
  Price per lb Cents 22.6 22.1 22.2 38.2 28.0 34.8 31.7 35.5 43.6 41.4 41.3 38.2 39.5 38.0 48.9 49.1 47.1 34.8 38.6 40.9 39.6 38.0 37.7 39.0 40.4 41.0 43.3 39.9 38.0 40.8
  Production value Mil. dol 498 500 537 936 683 793 825 910 1,157 1,226 1,272 1,248 1,255 1,269 1,655 1,820 1,951 1,703 1,951 2,235 2,393 2,353 2,396 2,509 2,643 2,769 3,124 2,884 2,679 2,835
 
Eggs:
  Number Billion 68.2 69.6 69.2 66.0 65.6 64.6 64.5 64.6 67.2 69.2 69.7 69.8 69.7 68.2 68.2 68.4 69.1 70.4 69.7 67.2 68.1 69.0 70.7 71.9 73.9 74.8 76.4 77.5 79.8 82.7
  Price per dozen Cents 39.1 31.4 30.9 52.5 53.2 52.4 58.3 55.6 52.2 58.3 56.3 63.1 59.5 61.1 72.3 57.2 61.5 54.7 52.8 68.9 70.8 67.8 57.6 63.4 61.5 62.5 75.0 70.3 66.8 62.7
  Production value Mil. dol 2,221 1,821 1,781 2,886 2,910 2,819 3,133 2,995 2,921 3,360 3,268 3,671 3,459 3,469 4,110 3,262 3,543 3,209 3,073 3,877 4,021 3,915 3,397 3,800 3,790 3,893 4,776 4,540 4,439 4,323



1 Excludes commercial broilers.
2 As of December 1.
3 1970-84, represents number produced and production value.
4 Young chickens of the heavy breeds and other meat-type birds, to be marketed at 2-5 lbs. live weight and from which no pullets are kept for egg production. Not included in sales of chickens.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service, Poultry--Production and Value, annual; Turkeys, annual; and Layers and Egg Production, annual.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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