Poultry and egg situation

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Poultry and egg situation
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United States -- Agricultural Marketing Service
United States -- Dept. of Agriculture. -- Economic Research Service
United States -- Dept. of Agriculture. -- Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service
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The Bureau
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Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
April 1949
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Poultry industry -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Egg trade -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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Began with PES 1 (Jan. 1937); ceased with PES-308 (Dec. 1980).
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Issued by: Agricultural Marketing Service, Dec. 1953-Mar. 1961; Economic Research Service, May 1961-Dec. 1977; and: Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service, Mar. 1978-Dec. 1980.
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UNlTED STATES

85-


DEPARTMENT OF, AGRICULTU RE
S -APRIL 1949
(II~ .APRIL 1949


CASH

DOCLARS
(MILLIONS)



1,800



..1,400


1,200


l|00
', O0oo

lltOO


j E ". 0

(.. L600"

'H.


2o0


RECEIPTS OF FARMERS FROM EGGS AND POULTRY
UN0TED STATES, 1935-39, 1942-46, AND 1948


1935-39j t k1948___
av. 1942-46


A,-L----^


LUMMf KL.IAL
BROILERS


-A WAITMENT -P.10 CLTW


-E.. .7F *Hl BUREAU Or A....ULTUAL EG.O.oICS


...|1i Ihll 14t level of demand raised farmers' combined cash receipts from eggs and
17 to the M:ifihest level In history. Record cash receipts from eggs and from
f-i, and hgfr receipts fromfarm chickens and from turkeys, combined to form a total
0ift higher Oban the previous record reached the year before. Both eggs and com-
i: b oier ~ught larger cash receipts to farmers in 1948 than in any other year,
jie from fMnm chickens was smaller than in several war years when numbers sold
AfSt 50 pr, ent larger than in 1948. Turkeys had brought farmers larger cash
to- n qnly dne year previous to 1948. The average prices of all poultry products,
Sasm farper costs, were at record highs in 1948.
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T UA INtf S


FARM
CHICKENS


EGGS


orarNENT hu sesucuLTuuFE
























L arance .....................

.gg production ................

laS production ................ .
I'
: received by farmers ..........
I
received by farmers as a
EhLtage.of parity ............ .

1 price (BAE) ............. ...

ed ratio ................... .



hbll ....................... ...

tosen ..........................

fied ............................

:a hatched by oomnercial
aheries ......:.................

ai placed in 7 broiler areas ....

r and youne chickens an farms :/

rice of poultry ration ........


do. ; Feb. 28.0 5340 33.4 : High disappearance for S:C.


IMl. lb.

do. a

Ct. per dot.


Percent

Ct.per doz.

Lb. feed



1,000 cases

do.

Mil. lb. a


Mi lion :

do.

do.

Dollars


17.0

6.8

41.2


86

57.1

11.9


1,985

2,621


1.165

3.820

11.3


225.6



188.2

2.39


214.5

18.2

150.2

4.6


Poult


s Current production j
I Government supgeprt
: Seasonal decline 6"f
February.

1 point above lasI:-
S


3Pavorable.


514 1 Equal to 1947; otheai4
1983.
2.074 : Lamest since prewar.

34.9 : Largely GovernMetat-t


276.5 Approaching seasonal

27.4 Assures large-,laluM 11
: through June.
209.3 .

5 3.47. 00 percent po the 1r0
I i :. ": i


recesolved by farmers for I
na'l ...... .....................

received by farmers as a i
rntage of parity ..............

-price or chickens (BAB) ......

received by farmers for
a ...........................:



4tiry. excludtin turkeys ......:

Jeya .........................

feed ratio ...................

eed ratio ................... i

of poultry, at Central
Priatry Markets, per I
....... ..................... :


Ct. per lb. Mar.


Percent a do.

Ct. per lb. Feb.


do. a Mar.



Nil. lb. do.

do. do.

Lb. feed : do.

do. a do.



1,000 lb. do.


19.0 274. 30.4 :


111

36.8


96 109 a

55.5 56.2 :


Broilers are lower t s1 y
heavy chickens hla4t"1

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.. ... ...
23.8 37.0 42.9 Highest pricJ~ any V s iJW
t prei ous to JSust 1948.


103.7 150.9 65.2 i:: out equal to normal pr ,
I for the month. H.
44.5 54.6 43.5 & larger than usual Frasi .'

8.4 5.8 8.8 ......

10.0 8.0 12.4 : Highest for March since oW


begun. .||ii|1
": :ii.


5.7 4.2 8.5 1


t month.


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of madg phi* eAS VP,0 ot nue 'Lpt 3- ou
tbe- gs t, Of the: ear ath, hI12 and 11trk,46s
I=tallli4-ear ,and 1t 1' rw in .reltvdyh
WS are'' en~tfldl,,g tiaW require. vogbinued prtce appr
he pp;6of. Agrjcultuvre,
_r, Akh,4ie Ojfarmers ik 1949. p ie. ao be .
q9 It 10M 8p199 This exed initehtos o
p 4 Werb stated i# February. The fall thdwffi tr
q 14rgpr san last yeearls, bu lilies psth
r 4"Alhik as raised. Commiercile broiler placements n special-
p prior to April 1 this year were 'half-again ab large 6$."in the
'1194 perl od, -The 1949 't rey Orb p .mybe even larger, thani
inerea:pe Ofer 1948 -which. was:'indicate-dIby farmerst..agr
!eae prpduction, prospects: indic.t lge Supplepriu
e.amraleiddfgnatcsinduce cotned hig 0aes

ros ee:t fo Ipl ggspies,. coupled with disapp-ntment:'
th Outcome Of 'last'year. S,tdrage-season., has diocouraged large,
storage of both sak and. frozen ags oeen vew o
Ise in havngLI10lock' ex ected 4:,f ter. mido-ummer,- consumer e gg,

14'be~an theethsfal
poultry pri cem weme at. record eels. durinfgA194, n h
t d190 9 Asa-ewt1949 aash.'receiptU to. fanners from
poAplttr viere the .igoest ever,

At*u r-, ysrvyo hmefqood qonsump,4ion'indica te4, thtyiure.0hok a t practi,-
lisus gsbtthat 'somewhat @s:s than 35.: rent. of
;= e.U4t uqed chi 4ken~i h eko h sdrvW7.
rdegg' M6o,0tioni ;cbkig a 'steady, recovery' from itelwwr
le, e461 _;L tly larger ih-1948 than the: yea?. before. The
idiontOx o op=rre4 principall in W1strnd Europe,*wher soe
ve Vafba kedto' retoe, qbr evt4: to exceed prewar chickeh











Tot*l egg pro d= tion durwing aep( n o &&I
be slightly largearthani xdring te A ro 98 orsi
'a year arlI er ta +4 rat # of Uy lar tolr xiT1_AqP be: go _&reav
4"a May &w,*hv. 40*ayudaysr& i"r4ees 11113 ah

:as: Zewi Valets ,4gin to ropat# -oldt h @us'.

Sales of, chiokeem '*'farmeraW dftrt the a June 1 eprt
peoedtoe 4 -htly 10 ge* th;IV4t aror t
liklytq to ompifrem markettneo al Jmighhea k
drede4A sal'ai Ot old bvasi' aeof-e 'A lta
quarter -Of -1945 ar e likely to be tiomewheo 1tFeorei al
thelare lee f.btedrs il move to riarkfto

Markeitig 6f ommeial broilers, in Apri 'M~~
about -so peUa age hnlst Feari gd'bJng
plceant n 'aes. otlplfaeoments for h ari
15.on1chiks ffor the irt urte -P the yeai ajAt l~OO 4
-the OameW~pexj"A of 1948.: -a -table 1.) BrDiierz m'arkotth&
second,.,W third quarters .of, the ,yeai* ,Arikply 4tp most I1r~
petitO% fromn aal 00 of Sar'mP -cIck 4n

'Table e Brailol, cick, placea-tsL fto a vWj ed
ris t qua- te 1948 ad14
Area E


EateXn cotnei 736 1 09 881.39
Deldfa.Va, "10 626 14 993 7; 770 14,75 ML '68
Shenadoah lley ,0062'812 1852 l 3
Gha~thavAfd C'. f7 8 4 ,O2 5
North GeorgLA, ?.,944 1558T 40179 9484 1k
IM A*0sa 166 3441 949 2,58 6W4J
Tot6Albirms 4* 1 86168 5 8 i


Egg priceip &ur ing, thD rpe c ure Mf 4_1 year ,Are_
remain s Xight ly, under those of thq. =sa peri od, 0as r kj*
ar e, likely to decline duing th e next oew tuwtht., AJhoughi the
ar e now sl~ghtly -above a -y~ear: "o, they priobably, wij't iq1g
prices prevailing, in the .second quarte- at, 1948,.pttval.
priceJs U1So weakenj T,rk6pie ilranaot44 ai
quarter,, -hen the large turkey ero will moref< to MS IfOt Price 1
and ires, alrleidy sevcr*l centa' &r poun, sq loea
under pressure of hAeaw aulpply_during the 4eA+ &.rsinh and-
furthesr*













r777
7&O
99 Ialt~,onr-fi jwatil


4be7, 6,ont blleo


Otu. .the n -te

in t;o s it -6abe lf
f ~ ~ wl obedlio vswly `4 ery l



reasedY a'stnafo Afci

n of years, 10 andtogehr t hbi


eoreegt feg look:erk 116~ o





AhOU76 ~ ~ ~ d pp0 rinc 4- QU .7- Ata l 11,i see tphe
,Ou1. Ooui Theo thoeficken-
ghras adertgeo
'r .ia 46, r eC, nlb,6 of eare,5 hilo r," Mach 19 Ald
c." a umbo tgthey o
j6 rjbW bee on u eiper -en how.

11otine + hronuriEh n he ln































-C>.5 a.L v I4AI.BuA LujAwl uC W iic A JJu BU U LLYUPJU jjA L F am@ %I- CS2J A* i'$
more than 90 percent of the 34.9 million pounds of egg. powder.;r
cold storage were owned by the Department of Agriculture. der-ic .W .
for delivery to the Department. .These stocks, 23.6 million a l
that the year' before, will increase during April and May at. a
than last year's holdings.
Government Support Purchases '.

The support program of the Department of Agridulture n)"i
operate on the basifof, dried egg purchases from pr cesaorsf ifi
prices reflect at least 35 cents per dozen to the .proddcr : i.
has kept prices for January-March 'at an. average of 87 \Perfoe* o.e
Price-oupport-purchase coatracqt made througiltAprl 14 call
delivery of 35 million pounds of dried whole egg in the moiat
During mid-April, pruehasea were being made at a' eeklt rt& lt
lion pounds. The paying .price through May-is $1.26 p.r 9 d f]p
western plants.

First Quarter, P c J
Well Above Wartime Averae .-.

Farm egg prices during te first quarter e7 1 9 aver&gedma
dozen lower than for the :Stae, periodlas t yary. .t 75 cents pl
the January-March-1943-47 average.. Chickens avefagd 3.7 cents: p
above the first quarter of 1948 and 6.1 cents higher than the '5k










In,
'Vv
earlie3
AV ry",
el'i
T
he
othe Puil t' Cin, fa,
4i, 'Vv 1%8,1
3 per

*rO%,9f 190'h&v-e 4pt
f
4 J, raelit' abovo-a year ag

price rati 'i 3ed t'
iiterlded br e e dlii$e, f 1 o o kg

ti'l era f ar' iggs,,,, -hj cl' n qI 01
rh 194341-,o 148",i40,191#1'

Qh *Ver4ee


4,

5,
45-fY
14-344



2
'26,O 27 2'
y 11; 2
30, 1, C) 2"


W '0
3, '1
'20 7,3, '37-0
A



v th MOrlth Of 1949'W.erb
'Oro. PricearhQre_ Otlewilat,, lower, -Atl
D
IPO vo y',,avoraae, prj.ceo dr;ing t' O`kftua''ry-,
kA-90 6 0 s per, po=d,, -DubV th'o
91 1,6 aixito'r r
-ttv vs4oed
atdr4ge'w#hC and












144
1 W
-28
Ji





el x


1 2
.44.
27,3jJ


oi Farm
End, Pol 148
Fprmer. ag rgat caWh receip o-pul
arecard'higho Preliminar stimates- I hw/h abreep.
from eggs, farm chicke,-na comm-ercial s,.ndt7 yswrq
This total was 9.8 per'Ce'nt of total 'cash xeepa framt ot
estimated'in. the Rureu of Agiclt!a Eonm s
vvere exceeded only by -the meat animal and daii: rpsasooq%
receipts. Though these other. groups; produced lrnrgos noe
in 1948, than. did pou-try, it -robably remains tua i 4a,
9i





the. last census., that more fairms reccqive incoofo~ol4
ro notecaegory of farm output. Be~port.t h
'that W4 percent of the ..9 million, farms in h r ap
or egs.

Farm prices for poultry and e ge'were ieA6'ec.
Yer. The ,volume of production 'hoerwashta
inall -categories except commer-cial 011es.Cm a
-,(d2 million pounds (lwiegt
oduced in1945.
The aggregate cash receipt of.
in 1948. Two of the major enterAegz andbolr ~
eorsTrk receipts of 1 ;Ii6,-q ih
since or before, anid'-recelprts' j~nfr hcesfral
satially aead.:,f 194a
iividual oli.etr esxddd
dtion were much-lrbr taiI upt T 'tttzinq7 gg
of14, then are tr-ubein-ge r aeo4,VM vtak
prdction.
Frm ,
inEggs, 1,947 194811
AnmProution, Dispoiin-Cs eeps kdQ~slcm
190 -194








advrsedatsP peg podisdrais ohih the abjes
44ugrgely, the ,psid pt -At*Vrya hitgh feed prices wbich pre_.
18te I r,,~. AAo edp ifels 1and the-ratioPs thprov~ed
4,Oed 17rpm, 'd~ev*16* th,tuot 1,pmains, that the. initial ,feed in-
V' 4oage 4Lt the yeAT,, were mode qt vrery., hlgh-cost
Xia t0111eAs a414 pqssible. (,ception t hs ic hi
p b n pilzed produa ng resis onl-y about 13 weekss,
a.t 7- qdmpareL the iculad deflAtd friend value data
`kn,'to~iles., afto pky with the''apprppiefedg ratioaj
i tim suggast',that important consideration mqust be g.von to the
46tz in ipte'rpreting Vhe reporsogosicme In. addition: to
0:ea of c6otty) tableod 5 to s bow the, annual, per capitA, oonumaption:,.1
iage pul ryroduct$. .Thit is offered as a measure of Upe levaL
-n he various years.

a aeincome froth cggs. and poultr b]low a patternvr iia
Ot$ C., The dif ference betkeen: t he measures is that, gros~s f arM
9 an allowance fror, the Value of .fairm-,consumed produce while
'Is are the rvtunsron salev, only. Adccordng to current edtimgtos,
adconsumto ofh -produced egg., ,mutdt 1, peet ofthe
SprodUc tions.of chi ckens' -e broies 0 pecnJLd ftree

q pann o Otput obxrkoys and of commercial broilers Ls cosd d to
a ~ ~ ~ : vihlytettal U. L production.1n, ths categotkitsb th
bfsilpon-Tafam proauctloh of oggs and chickens, he annual non-
038Aia of eg gs: -and ch'ickn s co&hsiee equvalent to.AUO Percent
annual f atd 'producii op,
le'' tbtl 14 Leof nprded poultry outside Lh rki oal cate
t ; scted aov i)v Itmall.91At-hough there ;ar&, specialized areas pro-7.
t pdia n ~prta nmbrs-such a s Long -I island. f or duciklin~go
t U, S, production of ducks and geese.is _somlltt hivlu
i at, a but I pebc art df'the ccaubined value of eggt and of the three
sal ab ee f w try meat, ,O annual estimates are made. of 'the value
bs Ae TIg qnpda th er mispqel laneous foWl.

"Ifough shb o prev_ious r ecods, ',the 1%94 otp"uts of eggs,, chick is,
-,C$ Wtr a fahlvels. O0 the 183Ss 6of% civilian per capital suppliers
itd fd eithqonidu cxaon in ppoapulation--1948 ouptwas
valy during a4 few of -the wa yere,,'when poultry and e g. production
ult~ t potdefo mwr needs an to comensatb for shortaLges i
ly fi98 h averaiv -civilian onds=ption of 386 eggs left.a
14O poen StrpluZ, for puca Vbythe Dqpartment~of Agriclulture- the
Mpply In propor1.n ,to' popu a tio ,n w 'as with a 3 percent of the 1 record
5)tht per chpita tu`rkey consunption of 3:.7 ,pounds (dressed weight)wa

































Includes also duckm, pee, gagnes, pigaane, quil, pheasante, and all other.
/ vised.
3/Prelmiary .

S ,l 5.- mop: Onh receipt, pri egg-aed price ratle, g
zratuin aver endM costa, and par capita utvil2Sa Saeisaptli .


a nrent &allars :io-- iAlo Irs 13 !
:"eI&ted : Oah : Gross : VWebted Cash0 : Grous ,. B f "t .
:*mragep : receipt. .* trne :" navese : nwlts r return : wi'e ...,.
Tear far : frano over- : tLae : fa :over feet : to .'
t: te, : e g ceots : press : egg p: riOe "O. "
per maratinge power 200 per aretinge : per 100 .M ,,"
: tis : :h r 2/ 2 aoa : 11 .4 4
o 1il. dol. O alB 12 1... Poll. ..
1910-16 : .197 36 .19 326
1915-19 : .301 80 .98 3. .
1920-26: .300 s .172 343
-195-9 : .265 0. 84.17 .170 2 1 19.36 13.2
193-W: '..173 .,09 1.5.26 .227 31.79 l .A .' .-
1935-39: .208 1 7.45 .163 8 55.72 12.3.-
190 : .280 6h.51 .14 ;374 U8.95 31.5
191( .s35 M 663 227.06 .178 5o 9140 A 13.5
19t4 : .300 1,017 175.37 .200 678 U5. :,. 14J1 t2 :'
31943 .371 1,4" a224.814 .229 Oge 138.79 .04 ,
19, .35 1,365 150.83 .192 .808 89.78 i.5.
1 .A .3f 1,500. 232e.E8 .219. B 135159 :
;1946 .376 1,479 30o.65 .195 766 99.76 34.3
1947 : .453 1,780 240o.59 .196 771, "
198 / : .472 1,857 266.98 .190 746 .00 ;
SPri per doeq and Bros w w donated by the Indte of prices pIlt b lm1II
taes; groeu returns over fet costs are defeated by the eman Intox exolating emp I
i/ Thise mriles s dievjopat ia the Foouliry Much of TW. It to buasd thp lh tan of
Sm- thl. fra price. for e AMn ftnr fta to the -eporta ,,l a. .tr of dm .m timra. ..e
i:: ocuuptlon a thch the c ^mtatiot are bane to 5.5 3b. of tfd poer M s 'th or fe.-t !
:::. 1D.. additionel for each doun om *gO produced. .*.:.. "
mifart opeatloas), conomuptlon Is -n Index of the muppilee auailabla sfm* at exorts afd ot^t
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er!a56; i m
:b had b/ znt
thatib-vtah
"37,Va 1013., 43 _e 8,23 30OV7,
9 2,6 56 16130,495 '36 8,'05-
i 381 |1 58
/a 4 1 ,5 3.9,*35 6 t
2*29- '.1 L 8P57427A54P0M4T#'9
3:4$,9$ 142 54. OY 10 .,34 -4,71137. It % |
A-4 357 12 18 513 34 i71 50` 2, s35C!
"W 547,8 iiii 15 5.98 779 -5P
k, 50;30.
19644o2 11i5 5-,9'21 8 2 7*893 514 i
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on hadJnay1
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neres nupw Md o:E 2 9 houseah4s Ua ein a C0 foo C
indcat tht pacttaly ll ot~hilb aagg bt tuWt
chicken and tiWkre is 10qp videspread. py ,9ern
week's cdonsumption of t rhashfq aur@Eh.98.e
for B.1=minghamiO'Ajabbd; Minneapolis ,au Minb; '
Califemi~a; ajd Buffalo,, -e-V'. p~ 'as. made by the
Human Nu4tritioU and om Eio~fmtus#T -Ufundp provideda byi the Re
=nd Marketing 'Act.

-Upwar& "of 250 householdo: piovided usale" 6 dhedulai in ea,h
For each c, tesample was deaigneO, to provided a cross-&ection
households in which each of 2 or more. ioopls ate 10 or vapre m**
'hogs in the week,preceding the interview,

The 'survey results indicate that higer-incomeb hoUtieho)
more eggs per person .n than other households. l thk tsam O itie's
al nomeW clAsseei sho-wed ab~olt the sm ml rprino
who,,did not 'b.,y egga at all. Neither per capitaL conautiptip; qpt
contae off 'lies, uaing either phicken or'turke frec
cities se-aaey seemed related to income class.

EiFr-ll 'income groups combined, ,the fouy qitfeq -nddca-
$kutptitons betee 40 ad ;7 d~ozeTpe of -eggs pelr personn forth
viev Veek, When allowaLnce. is made 'for IggsW cdnditied in, -rop
anl mfxe s, these TfigureB probably dr eycoet he atla
of somew4 t-over anegg a day per person.

During the week for vhich le'ports -vere fiarriSeid eg
by between 97.6 and-99.3 percent of the families in the nor C
and" 89.1 percent inBirmainghaim. As already mentioned', `1=o40
-seem relatecl to whether-or not. a family used: 6ggP

The quantity and distribution of %the use of chILk
houdeholds -surveyed, jlikeise vas independent ofan incoz lpa,
.On]4 P-1 to 41 eret. -ftefmiisi the reapectfke. eaS
the use of phice1/.uin the survej:,week. Thiese 1p
vqte -the infrequence with whic-h hceisere T e
measure ofr how few or how maxly famtiia use poItty g 1
servings ma, be further ,thanrone w~eekapaxt.. A

Darting the Burvey period, which camera pfter tbe--vntee_
season, turkey waq, served In very few,.surve*e hou614e aeb O
i b66 families surveyed, only .8, located., in two qa tis pra
of turkey '4n the vqeko of !their intelviewsl*5

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7''

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411 0

10-040 96.6:,..-- 4-77 6. 122.
.90*3, 10046'' 105.19:1 ljo .60,44
icM cil..... 6.6 756 7-47,A
4;010, 4;;31 jio6


DtFptil)p;tin' use* and, pqr capital" cia=PtiO4 'U
oi"ho:Cdj, by Qi Ulos.

sukp per'..ijAta
Tl,
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246 9
41 5 AU 435-l"
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altou&e4*fity a- f to P"I
padllpte 0 b6.4MAL
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lb outla y i3 r equjr.ed, jylii-he'


sterr ,ave :been to
bs, o f 141iir ql r. n 5 'Improved t tqck i 1 im pqr C d lih4
g 5t,,tiQn a.4re ma ntLin.,d to diztriblat,6 hatching,
cc ia
at"'r, -b b16 pri c
U ti ,,q of phl(-,,ns an 6e F-1pe'ted Ut the,
1AP Vvleilt,, ti-ut not reduoel',ltho ;dze floo
Slzljjtibn''r )e r, cdpl' ta, i ts 1 t wi-VT bee offtet br'. tht
'po -on ropeanomn

wa able, o obae eggs:111. thb imm a4te
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O-e eges inCana-ia ik'l94 'If Al eto 4Av b liob
Of near-IY '19,47i,
-,,,,O 6keno, 06'aUrr-d Lill, thc, X'all- of 194-7. .."b 0
ti ugg-fped, prize relationsbip
13 ul ng unfavorable:-
and' the -i numWr OX.Llaytrpvas
A Psreqntftwer, in,4anuary 194,9,,,,,cokpared with I&
'Ell
Wrd4tioriin, -bho,'numbr of Tfselt
03!k4jtVl,%"0 'Vra -0
*er tt' JI-,lay.:t'more q ever vfeaN, a In_ -ry

64'' 61;r- V-i t,, "n(-tr e gg'-pro d" tinnl.qX.,;3 percent bulowAhp

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01i4 .... .....0. 'jh pme. 4636a 4 w a I 36
verwroundland Mad s


unit ed Sta~tes ...... ...3 Jan. I a60,'17975l 4 3,0.( 74 ,14 1 61, 1i
C a ............. v.a July -.9 105 f 0000, ,c
-Dominican. Republios.A.. *j IA 6: 5. t "v 1 11,900 8, .

ai ............ 2.r 2a6a- i 1,80
Apatria... ...... -L. 1o & 8 2 $,o ,0 ,G


Csohdoaia.\... e Ma 7,, 3 1,tr 5 .6 3.0.o660 1,9
Denm rks........... Jl 2,6 1)8 14i65 a 2,1
Eir.......******t Jue I 15i96i i .150 a63 a 657 m
Pinlnd ?........u.: SKp. 1.4 21633 1 ,7
Frno W.........a Fall, : 145,0W0a 1 65.500
Ger ny?****.******t Dec. 1 86,624 A Ol0d s
areee 400-t....*: o. 30 t 11,679 1 8,200 s 7,500 042Moo
Kungari ........ ..e Feb.,28 1 5/ 17,880L.,l 14 6,00 ..
Italy ........i. ..3. 8 600 bl
Luxembourg........... De i 2/ .515 3 975 3s50a 8
Netherlauds.. ,..... I J=0e I 29.06 421/ 34078 8 7 315 2
Nowa.......t...s June 20 A %,686: 266 378 4605
Poland and Dat1sig.,..-. July -i I,0 0,0 39o ODD -,
Portugal .... .......... 4eo; 31 32,16 a s
Rumula ............, 9 De1 ,853 51,3
paz.........,... Jaly 1 1T n28,972' tF 2 8: a ,0
0weden...q.@*v4"0 ... on$ Sept. 6 j 10,980. a 1 18/12,3 1141s
Switzerland. m*e**q**.*1' p*0 1 .5,544" 503 1 5025
Wnted Kingdolm Farm*t June 73#402 1 6o05-46. WO 1688 70, 216


..elai.............. s Te .3 8,2


Syria................ a 1L,52 2 029 a 1.826 90
Tuke.........sl 649 1 18:422 16,18.43 17/L'30,3
china............... .265,7 18149E4 g!206.135 -
Japan ..................s Jaly a 5. 1,0
India s....... ........ J UO 6608 D-
Pkis~d tMn.........s a Me .9 447 M 1
Phmlppine Islanda.oo..l A 25,365 1 qM4.6 I MOM I0

South Amerioa 1494 5
........s June W 98 *


S1 59 4 't

Africat :
E .6L..... ......... July 14/6;889,s a -
French Moro*06o.........s 3 2 0 000 a a
Union of South Afrioa..: Aug I D[41000 t 3.18,600 ) 1, ,0 3
Oceania a
15 of lia ..............: I1/ Dec # 31 : 15, Ia I 500a s a4
New Zealand. .......... : Maroh 1

&/nd of year estimates Oc;tobbr to o0ember : eluded under the following -yr for oprfoi
Tor Canada. the December 1, 1986 estimate -of 51,6917 in ohown undr 1946. Average orr
cnly*- 3/ 19610. y 19 38 5 19 35* 6/ Janumaury I. 77Adult poultry,.,B groeftlS' o 0iCke
9/ Four zones. OAll powvnry. 13V/. ept ember., I Hens and cooks. l Deceabber,provious
&ena and pullets. 10/ 1936. count49s 4iziread of 1 sorprewar. 99
'18 June- 2 19317
Office of Foreig~n Agrioultural 4alations. Preps,"d or. eat imated on -bhm basis of 6Mfis1














4#4tiffo oo 3 98 55. 8 55,59W 55A252 s 55,4

c e; t s a a 0 60
7






jri ..........Oek" 1.979 9 8 t 9925 1,
.......4 -,0 s 760 W1o 53 8
...*****07 *93 ,11
... 6200,:.. 6,2600 6.00 "10 l..o

o'.v.s 550' e. v2 3WA < 31
oW..W114,0 -ogo a 66 1,5 110 i -
.. 5,600 ,0 36 a 4.3600 ,0

.J..*,s 1097B -' 1 00 0e5 96 ,o
loll*** 369. a8 5 9 6

....,....ks 250 ,- a -

V ..iwia.me 44 z 10 4 a 1 00 1,992, APO80
....4.,s 900 970 1W6 s 1S27 ,5

he Par gy'.,1 3,71 i .2A90 2. a 260 300
Totl( 5,098 3,4o9 M ,50, a 6,0 t3WZo
p av .4.>.. ... 1,000 s

SO .6a5 -65

...,...... 108 150 : 200 ,- a *
4. a.~w...*s92 s l105.o 90! Al 110


44 o 86 9
.. ... .... 112 a -- s '25


..... sp..a r 526% 6o 370



..........a. s 75.1 m s -


hoo ..s.....s 1,000 1,440 66




P** m*ed,0or 1b3m8pd 1to0 Im' of 1 o63 a a66
pronia "parts a bi ad *ttf PC *m ws a a



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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
.I..........Ill II..... .IIIIll llllllllIllll l lll
3 1262 08904 0025

po ha. ereas d interest in ,,th.4: ..








al, ... ,, .o.e expansion.







dnat4,oh and bull~p numbers havre increased d.1 V41
.. ..... ........






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.t: been I.torbE. Oa the increase in ttu. tpaW.at


: s i epor eggs to the 'n-te K gi' ..A.i.:td. st y-


the 7 oChic qnsu nin5eners in Atesdtraoia 6 eai
of ortage of stntable feedtuffo ........


fee ad other itd used by the indtM. pt M
NO'p iT










P naerof cickens8aid the output of e.ge.:hi
expected to- be lar-, t.nnfena.tion availabl lItalkt
egg pr.ducton wy level off slightly bs '
1946'47 0e "...

ArgmtuA as, not anre 1 than 5 per*er4 SE
Stau at legr-fe prie
*po teen may be bigh 'Li 1949 Wt the4
eggIs the Igheat eiwrs oor4ed i el 1%
S. ear..n an. ,wprts of .ggs e
tee wdor]4a xaet tevel of e ggs tale af
uArgentine pta is not favorable
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