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Hatchery production
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Special ... hatchery report
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United States -- Crop Reporting Board
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Began with: Jan. 1948
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Hatchery report
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Hatchery production, annual revisions
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Eggs, chickens and turkeys

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APRIL 1964Q I EN -
y- 15, 19u
Chick Production I 1__
Chicks produced by hatcheries during April 1 6 US P I, 000, a decrease of
2 percent from April 1963 according to the Crop Reporting Board. chicks totaled
211,262,000--down 1 percent from April last year. During the first 4 months of 1964,
there were 786,399,000 broiler chicks produced, an increase of 3 percent from the com-
parable period last year. Broiler-type eggs in incubators on May 1 were down 4 percent
from May 1 last year indicating a smaller May hatch this year, compared with hatch in
May last year.
There were 92,249,000 egg-type chicks hatched in April, 3 percent below the number
hatched during April 1963. Decreases reported were 11 percent in the North Atlantic
States, 3 percent in the East North Central and the West North Central, and 6 percent
in the West. The hatch in the South Atlantic was the same 'as in April last year. The
South Central States had an increase of 4 percent. The hatch of egg-type chicks dur-
ing the first 4 months of 1964 totaled 239,538,000, lightly below the 240,412,000
chicks hatched during the same period in 1963. The number of egg-type eggs in in-
cubators on May 1 was dawn 2 percent from May 1 last year. Indicating a slightly
smaller egg-type hatch in May 1964 than in May 1963.
Poult Production
Heavy breed poults hatched in April totaled 19,987,000, an increase of 2 percent
from April 1963. The hatch of heavy white breeds was 7,805,000--up 32 percent. The
number of other heavy breeds hatched (mostly broad breasted bronze) was 12,182,000--
down 11 percent from April last year. Production of light breed poults totaled
1,196,000, an increase of 31 percent from April last year. There were 51,359,000
poults of all breeds hatched during the first 4 months of 1964, which was 7 percent
more than during the same months in 1963. The cumulative hatch of heavy white breeds
since January 1 was 19,294,000--up 29 percent; other heavy breed hatched totaled
28,503,000--down 6 percent, and the light breeds hatched at 3,562,000 were up 22 per-
cent. The number of heavy breed eggs in incubators on May 1 was down 3 percent from
May 1, 1963 indicating a smaller hatch in May this year than last year. However,
hatchability is running higher than last year. The number of light breed eggs in
incabators on May 1 was up 1 percent from May 1, i963.


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Statistical Reporting Service Crop Reporting Board
Pou 1-1 (5-64) Washington, D. C.




Chicks hatched by commercial hatcheries


State : Broiler-type : Egg-type
and : April : January through April : April
division : 1963 : 1964 : 1963 : 1964 1963 : 1964
: Thousands Thousands Thousands Thousands Thousands Thousands
Maine 5,778 6,239 21,534 23,771 490 440
N.H. : 1,068 900 4,272 3,354 294 296
Vt. : 8 0 17 o 68 46
Mass. & R.I. 1/ 1,090 718 4,013 2,809 1,560 1,432
Conn. 1,900 1,977 6,560 7,405 1,219 1,087
N.Y. : 230 110 770 505 2,500 2,200
N.J. : 187 170 683 611 1,620 1,500
Pa. : 4,564 3,611 16,552 15,566 5,093 4,381
N.A. 14,825 13,725 54,40b 54,021 12, 44 11,382
Ohio 950 700 2,990 2,550 4,460 4,550
Ind. 3,310 3,123 12,107 10,613 4,131 4,210
I11. 294 145 806 539 5,432 4,810
Mich. 510 540 1,930 2,020 1,920 2,000
Wis. 9: 84 1,000 3,352 3,450 2,o404 2,250
E.N.C. : 6,048 5,508 21,158 19,172 18,347 17,820
Minn. 1,211 1,137 4,186 4,095 8,008 7, 40
Iowa 4: 85 280 1,665 940 12,900 12,500
Mo. 6,148 4,089 23,323 17,163 4,344 4,410
N.Dak. 2/ 2 2875 740
S.Dak. : 2 2 3,720 3,600
Nebr. : 331 7 674 1,0 1 4,312 3,894
Kans. 225 270 65l 960 2,026 2,100
WN.C. :2/8,547 2/ 6,498 2/30,720 2/24,449 36,185 35,084
Del. 7,728 8,521 28,782 32,175 3 3/
Md. : 13,032 12,719 48,693 49,381 373 210
Va. : 6,726 6,062 22,546 22,330 1,118 1,196
W.Va. 4: 43 382 1,383 1,368 3/
N.C. 20,773 20,581 74,692 78,030 1,652 1,705
S.C. : 2,000 1,638 6,996 6,168 978 688
Ga. 38,640 37,012 135,369 138,110 2,761 3,223
Fla. : 1,763 1,793 6,261 6,225 1,959 1,905
S.A. 91,105 88,708 324,722 333,787 3/ 8,29 3/ 9,01
Ky. 450 310 1,800 920 625 800
Tenn. : 4,200 4,083 13,980 14,772 1,170 916
Ala. : 23,310 24,148 80,019 87,462 982 1,464
Miss. : 14,424 13,918 51,646 54,036 1,079 1,443
Ark. : 23,737 26,948 84,564 94,619 1,243 1,579
La. : 2,904 2,954 9,960 10,839 281 352
Okla. : 945 776 3,308 3,138 787 715
Texas : 14,256 14,335 48,351 52,912 3,543 2,861
S.C. : 4,226 87,472 293P628 318,698 9,710 10,130
Idaho : 465 514 1,630 1,880 276 245
Colo. 61 64 125 149 388 264
Utah : 178 184 675 671 239 213
Wash. 1,663 1,965 5,909 6,968 1,366 1,257
Oreg. : 1,162 1,179 4,035 4,356 488 395
Calif. : ,966 5,281 23,110 21,652 6,024 5,965
West. : 4/9,525 / 9,239 4/ 35,635 4/ 35,815 4/ 9249 4/ 8735
48 States : 214,276 211,150 760,298 785,942 95,329 92,170
Hawaii : 116 112 44-7 457 96 79
U.S. : 214,392 211,262 760,745 786,399 95,425 92,249
i Massachusetts and Rhode Island combined to avoid disclosing individual operations. /To avoid dis-
closing individual operations West North Central total includes North and South Dakota.
/ South Atlantic total includes Delaware and West Virginia. 4/ West total includes Montana,
Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona, and Nevada.





Chicks hatched by commercial hatcheries


State : Egg-type Total
and : Jan. through Apr. : April : Jan. through Apr.
division 1963 : 1964 :Average 1958-62: 1963 : 1964 : 1963 : 1964
Thousands Thousands Thousands Thousands Thousands Thousands Thousands
Maine 1,843 1,858 5,851 6,268 6,679 23,377 25,629
N.H. 1,285 1,087 1,761 1,362 1,196 5,557 4,441
Vt. 189 182 92 76 46 206 182
Mass. & R.I. : 4,801 4,490 3,107 2,650 2,150 8,814 7,299
Conn. 4,206 3,544 4,403 3,119 3,064 10,766 10,949
N.Y. : 7,060 7,650 3,060 2,730 2,310 7,830 8,155
N.J. : 5,780 4,565 3,376 1,807 1,670 6,463 5,176
Pa. 14,981 13,275 10,212 9,657 7,992 31,540 28,841
N.A. : 40,145 36,651 31,862 27,669 25,107 94,553 90,672
Ohio 11,280 11,500 6,800 5,410 5,250 14,270 14,050
Ind. : 10,522 11,717 11,595 7,441 7,333 22,629 22,330
11. 11,800 10,829 7,791 5,726 4,955 12,606 11,368
Mich. 5,650 6,100 2,862 2,430 2,540 7,580 8,120
Wis. 4,674 4,520 4,856 3,388 3,250 8,026 7,970
E.N.C. 43,926 44,666 33,904 24,395 23,328 6 ,111 63,838
Minn. 14,518 14,559 12,512 9,219 8,977 18,704 18,654
Iowa 20,615 20,450 17,226 13,385 12,780 22,280 21,390
Mo. 8,311 8,663 12,247 10,492 8,499 31,634 25,826
N.Dak. 1,197 1,130 2/ 2 2 2
S.Dak. 5,950 5,975 2
Nebr. : 7,665 7,217 5,729 4, 3 4,41 8,339 8,258
Kans. 3,994 4,270 3,529 2,251 2,370 4,645 5,230
W.N.C. : 62,250 62,264 2/ 56,824 2/ 44,732 2/ 41,52 2/ 92,970 2/ 86,713
Del. 3N 3 3 3/ 37 3 37
Md. 99 661 10,663 13,405 12,929 49, 2 50,042
Va. : 3,412 3,223 8,799 7,844 7,258 25,958 25,553
W.Va. 3/ 3/ 3/ 3/ /
N.C. 5,172 5,193 16,986 22,425 22,2e6 79,89 83,223
S.C. : 3,204 2,322 2,704 2,978 2,326 10,200 8,490
Ga. 9,562 9,432 35,526 41,401 40,235 144,931 147,542
Fla. : 6,361 7,492 3,134 3,722 3,698 12,622 13,717
S.A. :3/ 29,012 3/ 28,561 3/ 85,710 3/ 100,099 3/ 97,727 3/ 353,734 3/362,34
Ky. : 1,659 1,861 2,088 1,075 1,110 3,459 2,751
Tenn. : 3,720 2,755 5,255 5,370 4,999 17,700 17,527
Ala. : 3,551 5,089 17,630 24,292 25,612 83,570 92,551
Miss. 3,330 4,970 11,954 15,503 15,361 54,976 59,006
Ark. 4,564 5,167 17,495 24,980 28,527 89,128 99,786
La. : 822 786 2,373 3,185 3,306 10,782 11,625
Okla. : 1,991 2,146 1,822 1,732 1,491 5,299 5,284
Texas : 11,389 10,321 15,104 17,799 17,196 59,740 63,233
S.C. : 31,026 33,095 73,721 93,936 97,602 324,654 351,793
Idaho : 850 597 819 741 759 2,480 2,477
Colo. 1,095 858 582 449 328 1,220 1,007
Utah : 907 735 558 417 397 1,582 1,406
Wash. 4,377 4,812 2,656 3,029 3,222 10,286 11,780
Oreg. : 1,547 1,303 2,153 1,650 1,574 5,582 5,659
Calif. : 23,535 24,316 11,256 11,990 11,246 46,645 45,968
West. :4/ 33,664 4/ 33,915 4/ 18"759 4/ 18,774 4/ 17,974 4/ 69,299 4/ 69730
48 States 240,023 239,152 300,780 309,605 303,320 1,000,321 1,025,094
Hawaii : 389 36 202 212 191 836 843
U.S. : 240,412 239,538 300,982 309,817 303,511 1,001,157 1,025,937
I/ Massachusetts and Rhode Island combined to avoid disclosing individual operations. 2/ To
avoid disclosing individual operations West North Central total includes North and South Dakota.
j/ South Atlantic total includes Delaware and West Virginia. / West total includes Montana,
Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona, and Nevada.


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Baby chicks and turkey poults: Average prices paid to commercial hatcheries, April 1, 1964


State
and
division


aby chicks, per 100
Egg-type pullets : Heavy


Broiler
breeds
straight run
Dol.

1/ 10.5
11.5
13.0
12.0
12.0


Incross breeds&
(hybrids) :
Dol.


40.5

42.0
---


White
Ct.


74

82


Turkey poults, each
breedsL
: : Light
Other breeds
Ct. Ct.


Pure
breeds
Dol.

32.0
34.0
32.0
34.5
32.5


Maine
N.H.
Vt.
Mass.
R.I.
Conn.
N. E.
N.Y.
N.J.
Pa.
M. A.
Ohio
Ind.
Ill.
Mich.
Wis.
E. N. C.
Minn.
Iowa
Mo.
N.Dak.
S.Dak.
Nebr.
Kans.
W. N. C.
Del.
Md.
Va. 21
W.Va.
N.C.
S.C. i/
Ga.
Fla.
S. A.
Ky.
Tenn.
Ala.
Miss.
E. S. C.
Ark.
La.
Okla.
Texas
W. S. C.
Mont.
Idaho
Colo.
Ariz.
Utah
Mount.
Wash. I/
Oreg. l!
Calif. ./
Hawaii
Pac.
U. S.


11.5
11.5
/ 8.1
17.0

17.0
13.0
9.6
l. 10.5
10.3
9.0
/ 9.0
/ 8.0
8.5
1 8.2
l/ 10.5


42.0
38.5
27.0
35.5
35.0
35.0
33.0
37.8


40.0

30.0
32.0
30.0
37.0


8.8 33.6
8.5 30.0
8.1 30.0
] 8.1 34.5
I/ 8.2 30.0
8.1 31.6


55.0
54.0
50.0
51.0
49.0
52.0
52.0
52.9
m---

53.0

45.5

48.0
45.0
4b.3
43.0
4o.5
41.0
45.0o
42.5


56b
64
65
64

63
64
60.o


67

6o
70
60

64.2


66


59
65
65


66
63
62.3


70

59
70
63
65


44
4o
45






42

45


45


61.2 42.7


66 46


i/ 9.3 ---- 60 60 45
/ 8.4 38.o ---
12.0 30.5 49.0 60 59
1/ 8.8 31.5 54.0 / 60 1/ 59 ---
9.1 31.8 1.8 60.0 59.2 ---
19.5- 39.5 43.0 --- ---
12.5 40.0 49.0
17.5 35.0 45.0 62 60 ---
--- 36.5 42.0 60 60 ---
12.0 35.0 050.0o .---0--
12.9 37.2 4.0 61.5 60.0 ---


13.0
12.5
11.5
23.6
12.6
9.2


33.0
34.0
31.5
44.7
32.5
-15.8


38.0
41.o
4o.o

40.0
51.0


55


61.6


65
75

72.8
65.8


65



45.2


88


1 As of the 15th of the month.
4 -


65

65-


1: / 10.5 31.0 42.0 66 --- ---
10.7 32.8 41.8 71.3 --- 65.0
11.5 38.0 50.0 78 82 ---
12.5 34.5 47.5 85 90 75
I/ 11.5 37.5 50.5 1/ 70 1/ 90 1/ 65
11.5 37.3 50.3 73.1 89.4 65.3
12.0 41.5 56.0 63 165 49
11.5 32.0 51.5 60 68 ---
12.5 36.5 50.0 2 63 / 66 / 57
13.5 35.5 53.0 63 65 50
11.5 40.5 55.0 --- ---
11.8 37.4 52.5 62.1 65.6 49.7


:
:


:
:




Chicks hatched by commercial hatcheries United States


: By months : Cumulative
Month :1963 :Change from: : 196 : Change from
S1963 1964 : last year : 1963 196 last year


Broiler-type
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

Egg-type
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

Total chicks
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December


Thou.


175,751
169,730
200,872
214,392
225,164
207,635
194,266
177,975
159,262
168,664
174,951
185,488


31,273
41,987
71,727
95,425
81,572
41,603
29,171
25,265
24,957
25,614
22,952
23,234


207,024
211,717
272,599
309,817
306,736
249,238
223,437
203,240
184,219
194,278
197,903
208,722


Thou.


Percent


180,275
183,571
211,291
211,262


31,568
41,674
74,047
92,249


211,843
225,245
285,338
303,511


Thou.


175,751
345,481
546,353
760,745
985,909
1,193,544
1,387,810
1,565,785
1,725,047
1,893,711
2,068,662
2,254,150


31,273
73,260
144,987
240,412
321,984
363,587
392,758
418,023
442,980
468,594
491,546
514,780


207,024
418,741
691,340
1,001,157
1,307,893
1,557,131
1,780,568
1,983,808
2,168,027
2,362,305
2,560,208
2,768,930


Thou.

180,275
363,846
575,137
786,399


31,568
73,242
147,289
239,538


211,843
437,088
722,426
1,025,937


Thou. Percent


+ 4,524
+18,365
+28,784
+25,654


295
18
2,302
874


+ 1

+ 2


+ 4,819
+18,347
+31,086
+24,780


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Chicken eggs in incubators May 1, 1964


Geographic Percent change from May 1, 1963
divisions : Broiler-type : Egg-type : Total eggs

North Atlantic 3 1 2
East North Central 12 5 7
West lI:rtti Central 29 5 11
South Atlantic 5 + 9 4
South Central + 1 3 + 1
West : 6 + 8 + 1
48 States 4 2 3

United States 1/ 4 2 3


1/ Includes Hawaii.

Poults hatched and turkey eggs in incubators

White : Other : Total : Lights
Geographic :heavy breeds I/ :heavy breeds 1/:heavy breeds 1/: breeds 1/
divisions 1963 1964 : 1963 : 1964 : 1963 1964 :1963 1964

: Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou.
Potts hatched
during .pril

North Atlantic 237 262 231 247 468 509 5 88
East North Central : 1,391 1,736 1,326 983 2,717 2,719 127 130
West North Central : 2,149 2,835 4,763 4,470 6,912 7,305 314 298
South Atlantic 660 776 668 850 1,328 1,626 356 501
South Central 565 905 1,997 1,691 2,562 2,596 82 73
West 889 1,291 4,663 3,941 5,552 5,232 30 106

United States 5,891 7,805 13,648 12,182 19,539 19,987 914 1,196


Turkey eggs in
incubators May 1 1963 1964 1963 1964 1963 1964 1963 1964

North Atlantic 700 621 702 493 1,402 1,114 76 164
East !.oriL Central 2,771 3,098 2,399 2,080 5,170 5,178 376 322
West North Central 3,869 4,477 7,613 6,781 11,482 11,258 625 492
South Atlantic 1,258 1,449 1,299 1,369 2,557 2,818 1,008 1,054
South Central 932 1,360 3,046 2,601 3,978 3,961 156 135
West 1,572 2,004 7,399 6,244 8,971 8,248 87 187

United States : 11,102 13,009 22,458 19,568 33,560 32,577 2,328 2,354


See footnotes on page 8.




Poults hatched by commercial hatcheries United States


By months : Cumulative
Month : 163 1964 :Change from: 1963 : 1964 : Change from
_____________ : last year : last year


Thou.


Thou.


Pct.


I'. P: .


Thou.


Thou. Pet.


Heavy white
breeds i/
January : 1,514 1,859 + 23 1,514 1,859 + 345 + 23
February : 2,617 3,054 + 17 4,131 4,913 + 782 + 19
March : 4,952 6,576 + 33 9,083 11,489 +2,406 + 26
April : 5,891 7,805 + 32 14,974 19,294 +4,320 + 29
May : 6,369 21,343
June : 5,471 26,814
July : 2,981 29,795
August : 1,380 31,175
September : 553 31,728
October : 659 32,387
November : 924 33,311
December : 1,305 34,616

Other heavy
breeds I/
January : 1,209 1,339 + 11 1,209 1,339 + 130 + 11
February : 4,457 4,201 6 5,666 5,540 126 2
March : 11,007 10,781 2 16,673 16,321 352 2
April : 13,648 12,182 11 30,321 28,503 -1,818 6
May : 13,362 43,683
June : 8,635 52,318
July : 3,005 55,323
August : 297 55,620
September : 160 55,780
October : 291 56,071
November 422 56,493
December : 559 57,052

Total all
heavy breeds / :
January : 2,723 3,198 + 17 2,723 3,198 + 475 + 17
February : 7,074 7,255 + 3 9,797 10,453 + 656 + 7
March : 15,959 17,357 + 9 25,756 27,810 +2,054 + 8
April : 19,539 19,987 + 2 45,295 47,797 +2,502 + 6
May : 19,731 65,026
June : 14,106 79,132
July : 5,986 85,118
August :1,677 86,795
September : 713 87,508
October : 950 88,458
November : 1,346 89,804
December : 1,864 91,668


See footnote on page 8.


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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
STATISTICAL REPORTING SERVICE
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20250

OFFICIAL U..r.,.


POSTAGE AND FEES PAID
U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

3 1262 08904 3268


N. R. Mehrhof
11-27-57 Univ. of Florida
ML-Ha Gainesvillle, Fla.


Poults hatched by commercial hatcheries


- United States


: By months : Cumulative
Month : 163 : 164 :Change from: 1963 1964 : Change from
: 93 : 19 : last year : last year
: Thou. Thou. Pet. Thou. Thou. Thou. Pct.
Light breeds + :1
January : 565 627 + 11 565 627 + 62 +11
February : 643 789 + 23 1,208 1,416 + 208 + 17
March : 787 950 + 21 1,995 2,366 + 371 + 19
April : 914 1,196 + 31 2,909 3,562 + 653 + 22
May : 1,590 4,499
June : 1,513 6,012
July : 1,668 7,680
August : 1,069 8,749
September 539 9,288
October : 451 9,739
November : 451 10,190
December 580 10,770

Total all
breeds i/
January : 3,288 3,825 + 16 3,288 3,825 + 537 + 16
February 7,717 8,044 + 4 11,005 11,869 + '864 + 8
March 16,746 18,307 + 9 27,751 30,176 +2,425 + 9
April 20,453 21,183 + 4 48,204 51,359 +3,155 + 7
May : 21,321 69,525
June 15,619 85,144
July 7,654 92,798
August 2,746 95,544
September 1,252 96,796
October : 1,401 98,197
November : 1,797 99,994
December 2,444 102,438


I/ Heavy white breeds include heavy white-feathered breeds, such as Broad white,
white Holland, Empire white, Lancaster, and crosses with light white breeds. All
other heavy breeds are reported under "otie i'. Light breeds include Belt sville,
Jersey Buff, Royal Palm and wild turkeys.


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