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Title:
Hatchery production
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Special ... hatchery report
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English
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United States -- Crop Reporting Board
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United States Crop Reporting Board
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Washington, D.C
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monthly, with special reports
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Poultry -- Hatcheries -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Chicks -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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statistics   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )

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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began with: Jan. 1948
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Ceased with Nov. or Dec. 1969.

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University of Florida
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oclc - 01781240
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AA00010659:00039

Related Items

Preceded by:
Hatchery report
Succeeded by:
Hatchery production, annual revisions
Succeeded by:
Eggs, chickens and turkeys

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1Etay f 7, 1 966


Chick Pr oduction


Chick production by hatcheries during April 1966 was 329. 1 million, 10 percent
above the 297.8 million in April 1965, according to the Crop Reporting Board. The
hatch of broiler-type chicks totaled 246.0 million, up 10 percent from April 1965
and the largest of record for the month. During the first 4 months of 1966 there
were 905. 9 million broiler chicks produced, an increase of 10 percent from the
same period in 1965 and the highest of record for this four-month period. The
number of broiler-type eggs in incubators on May 1, 1966 was 7 percent above May
last year.

There were 83.1 million egg-type chicks hatched during April--up 13 percent
from April 1965. All regions recorded increases from a year earlier as follows:
27 percent in the South Central; 23 percent in the West; 21 percent in the South
Atlantic; 12 percent in the East North Central and 6 percent in both the North Atlantic
and West North Central. The hatch of egg-type chicks during the first 4 months
of 1966 totaled 228.1 million--an increase of 13 percent from the same period
last year. The number of egg-type eggs in incubators on May 1 was up 17 percent
from May 1, 1965.

Poult Production

The number of poults of all breeds produced during April 1966 was 23, 716, 000,
compared with 22,166, 000 for April 1965, an increase of 7 percent. The hatch of
heavy breed poults during April was 22, 317, 000, also up 7 percent from April 1965.
Heavy white breed poults hatched at 12, 842, 000 were up 29 percent, but other heavy
breeds hatched at 9,475, 000 were down 13 percent. Light breed poults hatched totaled
1, 399, 000--up 6 percent from a year earlier. There were 61, 829, 000 poults hatched
during the first 4 months of 1966, 14 percent more than these months in 1965. The
number of heavy breed eggs in incubators on May 1, 1966 was up 4 percent from
May 1, 1965, while the number of light breed eggs on May 1, 1966 was down 11 per-
cent from a year earlier. Heavy white breed eggs in incubators were up 24 percent,
while other heavy breed eggs were down 15 percent.


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Statistical Reporting Service Crop Reporting Board
Pou 1-1 (5-66) Washington, D. C.





Broiler and egg-type chicks hatched by commercial
hatcheries, United States


Month : Number chicks hatched
and : Broiler : Egg Total
year : type : type

Thousands Thousands Thousands

April 1965 224,340 73,478 297,818
March 1966 235,834 66,411 302,245
April 1966 245,953 83,132 329,085

Jan.-Apr. 1965 824,530 201,355 1,025,885
Jan.-Apr. 1966 905,942 228,148 1,134,090


Percent Percent Percent

April 1966 as percent
of April 1965 110 113 110

Jan.-April 1966 as
percent of Jan.- : 110 113 111
April 1965



Chicken eggs in incubators May 1, 1966

'May_ 1, 1966 as percent of May 1, 1965
Geographic
division Broiler-type Egg-type Total eggs
Percent Percent Percent

North Atlantic 103 114 107
East North Central 111 115 114
West North Central 86 111 106
South Atlantic : 110 130 111
South Central : 107 144 110
West : 105 104 104

48 States : 107 117 109


United States I/ 107 117 109


I/ Includes Hawaii.


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Poults hatched by commercial hatcheries, United States


Month : Number poults hatched 1/
and : Heavy breeds : Light : Total
Year : White : Other : Total : breeds : breeds.
Thou. Thou.; Thou. Thou. Thou.
April 1965 : 9,96 10,902 20,848 1,318 22,166
March 1966 : 11,352 8,661 20,013 1,072 21,085
April 1966 : 12,842 9,475 22,317 1,399 23,716

January-April 1965 : 24,244 25,878 50,122 3,976 54,098
January-April 1966 : 34,102 23,332 57,434 4,395 61,829
Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent
April 1966 as per-
cent of April 1965 129 87 107 106 107

January-April 1966
as percent of January-:
pyril 1965 141 90 115 111 114

Poults hatched and turkey eggs in incubators

Geographic Heavy breeds 1/ : Light
division : White : Other : Total : breeds 1/
on1965 : 1966 : 1965 : 1966 : 1965 : 1966 : 1965 : 1966
Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou.
Poults hatched
during April

North Atlantic 208 163 188 298 396 461 48 71
East North Central : 1,750 2,093 803 646 2,553 2,739 192 147
West North Central : 3,490 4,537 3,847 3,012 7,337 7,549 256 224
South Atlantic : 1,414 1,394 556 534 1,970 1,928 693 740
South Central : 1,130 2,024 1,735 1,074 2,865 3,098 60 94
West : 1,954 2,631 3,773 3,911 5,727 6,542 69 123

United States : 9,946 12,842 10,902 9,475 20,848 22,317 1,318 1,399

Turkey eggs in
incubators May 1 1965 1966 1965 1966 1965 1966 1965 1966

North Atlantic 495 467 387 395 882 862 95 86
East North Central : 3,107 3,593 1,561 1,242 4,668 4,835 420 399
West North Central : 6,204 8,132 5,995 4,959 12,199 13,091 472 389
South Atlantic 2,401 2,312 1,031 875 3,432 3,187 1,198 1,055
South Central : 1,517 2,535 2,648 1,729 4,165 4,264 199 160
West 3,180 3,954 6,281 6,017 9,461 9,971 146 174

United States :16,904 20,993 17,903 15,217 34,807 36,210 2,530 2,263
May 1, 1966 as Percent Percent Percent Percent
percent of
May 1, 1965 U.S. : 124 85 104 89
I/ Heavy white breeds include heavy white-feathered breeds, such as Broad white,
bhite Holland, Empire white, Lancaster, and crosses with light white breeds.
#11 other heavy breeds are reported under "other." Light breeds include
Beltsville, Jersey Buff, Royal Palm and wild turkeys.


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Chicks hatched by commercial hatcheries

State : Broiler-type : Egg-type
and : April : January-April : April


division :

Maine


N.H.
Vt.
Mass.
Conn.
N.Y.
N.J.
Pa.
N. A.
Ohio
Ind.
Ill.
Mich.
Wis.
E. N.
Minn.
Iowa
Mo.
N.Dak.
S.Dak.
Nebr.
Kans.
W. N.
Del.
Md.
Va.
W.Va.
N.C.
S.C.
Ga.
Fla.
S. A.
Ky.
Tenn.
Ala.
Miss.
Ark.
La.
Okla.
Texas
S. C.
Idaho
Colo.
Utah
Wash.
Oreg.
Calif.
West.
48 sta
Hawaii
U. S.


: 1966 :
Thousands
6,622


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1965
Thousands
6,224
562
0
943
1,705
80
173
4,830
14,517
720
2,611
81
410
1,138
4,960
881
370
3,333
2
408
193


593
0
862
1,426
65
107
4 874
14,549
640
2,648
102
430
1,325
5,145
1,200
420
2,443
20
5E
200


1965
Thousands
23,714
2,239
1
3,158
6,211
220
705
18,316
54,564
2,500
8,699
305
1,570
3 798
16,872
2,962
830
12,624
2/7
819
377


2/ 5,326 2/ 5,031 2/ 17,785 2/ 15,404 25,612 27,089
9,203 9,532 35,508 35,605 2/
13,428 16,018 50,271 60,789 3/
5,650 6,557 20,755 21,966 1,069 1,
515 564 1,980 2,120 3/ 3/
23,088 24,053 85,005 89,872 1,233 1,312
1,366 1,463 5,145 5,538 831 998
40,481 46,425 147,039 170,638 2,948 3,994
1,690 2,340 5,671 6,950 2,060 2,591
95,421 106,952 351,374 393,478 3/ 8,391 3/ 10,172


348
4,272
27,222
14,605
30,685
2,594
481

94,144
417
47
273
1,828
1,282
5.964


261
4,178
30,839
16,195
33,806
3,408
729
14,155
103,571
442
64
292
2,242
1,365
6,121


899
14,981
99,536
55,086
115,150
10,197
1,858
49,929
347,363
1,507
131
823
7,196
4,576
21,520


966
15,258
113,934
61,217
125,465
13,024
1,692
50,785
382,341
1,652
151
1,106
8,204
5,031
24.437


691
833
1,730
1,054
1,390
403
707
2,720
9,528
216
282
187
955
301
4,999


529
1,307
1,811
1,522
2,154
453
691
3,629
12,096
203
276
240
1,269
366
6,324


4/ 9,862 4/ 10,607 4/ 35,879 4/ 40,778 4/ 7,336 4/ 9,044
224,230 245,855 824,110 905,529 73,361 83,049
110 98 420 413 117 83


224.340


245.953


624.530


905.942.


73 .47o


1/ Massachusetts and Rhode Island combined to avoid disclosing individual operations.
To avoid disclosing individual operations West North Central total includes North and
South Dakota.
/ South Atlantic total includes Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia.
West total includes Montana, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada.


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1966
Thousands
24,938
2,329
1
3,412
5,200
300
474
17,779
54,433
2,340
10,015
295
1,650
4,795
19,095
3,253
795
9,572
2
1,079
352


1965
Thousands
566
361
22
1,130
995
1,890
840
3,608
9,412
3,130
2,917
3,868
1,410
1,757
13,082
5,603
9,380
2,825
379
2,820
2,985
1.620


1966
Thouands
716
337
30
1,214
712
2,350
1,100
3,521
9,980
3,500
3,800
4,048
1,650
1,670
14,668
6,736
8,500
3,319
440
3,100
3,394
1.600





Chicks hatched by commercial hatcheries


Egg-type:
Jan. through April .,6 April
106 5 1966 :Averare l96o-64!


N.H.
Vt.
Mass. &
Conn.
N.Y.
N.J.
Pa.
N. A.
Ohio
Ind.
Ill.
Mich.
Wis.
E.N.C.
Minn.
Iowa
Mo.
N.Dak.
S.Dak.
Nebr.
Kans.
W.N.C.
Del.
Md.
Va.
W.Va.
N.C.
S.C.
Ga.
Fla.
S.A.
Ky.
Tenn.
Ala.
Miss.
Ark.
La.
Okla.
Texas
S.C.
Idaho
Colo.
Utah
Wash.
Oreg.
Calif.


Thousands
2,228


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Thousands
1,907
1,063
108
3,707
2,868
6,410
2,405
11,170
29,638
8,760
8,862
9,146
4,150
3,750
34.668
10,680
15,800
5,961
505
4,565
5,608
3,685
46.804


2, 7

3,963
2,922
9,705
7.902


1,026
108
3,957
2,345
8,100
3,180
11,655
32,599
10,500
9,685
9,328
4,950
3.870TO

12,592
16,120
7,029
665
5,150
6,661
3.780



3,050

3,629
3,479
12,822
9.502


Total


State
and
A-?ir4


Thousands
6,084
1,442
74
2,611
3,606
2,751
2,206
9,213
27,987
5,740
9,311
5,960
2,493
3,846
27,350
9,936
14,032
10,279


4,881
2,640
2/46.488


8,265

20,248
2,832
38,959
3.493


S3/2794 3/33,073 3/94,169 3/103,812 3/11,124 3/379,318 3/426,551
1,843 1,709 1,424 1,039 790 2,742 2,675
2,337 3,548 5,141 5,105 5,485 17,318 18,806
5,931 6,069 21,990 28,952 32,650 105,467 120,003
5,173 5,884 14,382 15,659 17,717 60,259 67,101
4,731 6,780 22,519 32,075 35,960 119,881 132,245
1,181 1,325 2,743 2,997 3,861 11,378 14,349
1,779 1,901 1,656 1,188 1,420 3,637 3,593
9.906 11,804 16.426 16,657 17.784 59,835 62.589
32.881 39,020 86,282 103,672 115,667 380,517 421,361
575 554 773 633 645 2,082 2,206
893 911 463 329 340 1,024 1,o62
710 815 478 460 532 1,533 1,921
3,763 4,198 2,779 2,783 3,511 10,959 12,402
999 1,028 1,923 1,583 1,731 5,575 6,059
21.022 23.935 11,759 10,963 12,445 42,542 48,372
4/29055 4/32,899 4/18,753 4/17,198 4/19,651 4/ 64,934 4/73,677
200.990 227.921 301.029 297.591 328,904 1.025,100 1,133,450
: 65 227 207 227 181 5 640
201,355 228.148 301,235 297,818 329,085 1,025,885 1,134,090


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West.
48 States
Hawaii
U. S.


~/ 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.
/ South Atlantic total includes Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia.
West total includes Montana, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada.


Total


1965 : 1966
sands Thousands
,790 7,338
923 930
22 30
073 2,076
.700 2,138
.970 2,415
,013 1,207
,438 8,395
,929 24,529
850 4,140
,528 6,448
.949 4,150
820 2,080
,895 2,.995
,042 19,813
-8--7,936
750 8,920
158 5,762
2/ g/
2/ /
,393 3,938
,813 ,800
,938 2/32,120.


719 7,39
1/ 13/
,321 25,365
,197 2,461
,429 50,419
,750 4.931


: Jan. through April
: 1965 : 1966
s Thousands Thousands
25,621 27,166
3,302 3,355
109 109
6,865 7,369
9,079 7,545
6,630 8,4oo
3,110 3,654
29,486 29,434
84,202 87,.032
11,260 12,840
17,561 19,700
9,451 9,623
5,720 6,600
7,548 8,665
51.5,o 57,428
13,642 15,845
16,630 16,915
18,585 16,601
2/ /

6,427 7,740
4.062 4.n12
2/64.589 2/67,401


23,22 25,016

88,968 93,501
8,067 9,017
156,744 183,460
13. 573 16.452


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