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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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Poultry -- Hatcheries -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Chicks -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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statistics   ( marcgt )
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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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Related Items

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

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December 1967
U S.. DEP;-J-o January 16, 1968
U.S. DEPOSITORy
Chick Production

Hatcheries produced 239 million chicks during December 1967, a decrease of
6 percent from the 253 million in December 1966, according to the Crop Reporting
Board. The number of broiler-type chicks hatched totaled 212 million, down 3
percent from a year earlier. During January through December 1967, there were
2,746 million broiler-type chicks hatched compared with 2,748 million in the same
months last year. The number of broiler-type eggs in incubators on January 1, 1968
was the same as January 1, 1'967.


The number of egg-type chicks hatched during December 1967 is estimated at
26.9 million, a decrease of 24 percent from a year earlier. All regions recorded
decreases as follows: North Atlantic, 28 percent; North Central, 18 percent;
South Atlantic, 36 percent; South Central, 24 percent, and West, 17 percent.


The hatch of egg-type chicks during the 12 months of 1967 totaled 537 million,
down 6 percent from the same period a year earlier. The number of egg-type
eggs in incubators on January 1, 1968 was down 21 percent from January 1, 1967.


Poult Production

Poult production of all breeds during December 1967 totaled 3,322, 000, down
28 percent from the December 1966 hatch of 4, 623, 000 poults. The hatch of
heavy breed poults during December was 2,461,000, down 30 percent from a year
earlier. Light breeds totaled 861, 000, down 22 percent from December 1966.
There were 136,900,000 poults hatched during the period January through December
1967, an increase of 5 percent from 1966. The number of heavy breed turkey
eggs in incubators on January 1, 1968 was down 39 percent from January 1, 1967,
and the number of light breed eggs in incubators on January 1 was down 24 percent.
Total eggs in incubators for all breeds on January 1, 1968 were down 37 percent
from a year earlier.

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Statistical Reporting Service Crop Reporting Board
Pou 1-1 (1-68) Washington, D. C.




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


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

Thousands Thousands Thousands

December 1966 218,119 35,363 253,482
November 1967 210,855 26,743 237,598
December 1967 211,774 26,851 238,625

Jan.-December 1966 : 2,747,592 569,333 3,316,925
Jan.-December 1967 : 2,745,524 536,540 3,282,064


Percent Percent Percent

December 1967 as per-
cent of Dec. 1966 97 76 94

Jan.-December 1967 as
percent of Jan.-
December 1966 100 94 99



Chicken eggs in incubators January 1, 1968

Geographic January 1, 1968 as a percent of January 1, 1967
division Broiler-type Egg-type : Total eggs
Percent Percent Percent

North Atlantic 100 75 92
East North Central 71 80 75
West North Central 67 89 79
South Atlantic : 99 73 97
South Central : 104 79 102
West : 90 83 87

48 States 100 79 97


United States 1/ 100 79 97


_/ Includes Hawaii.


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Poults hatched by commercial hatcheries, United States


Month : Total breeds
and Heavy Light All
year :

Thousands Thousands Thousands
December 1966 3,513 1,110 4,623
November 1967 1,849 897 2,746
December 1967 2,461 861 3,322

January-December 1966 112,525 18,424 130,949
January-December 1967 120,709 16,191 136,900

Percent Percent Percent
Dec. 1967 as percent
of December 1966 70 78 72

January-December 1967 as
percent of January- 107 88 105
December 1966


Poults hatched and turkey eggs in incubator

Total breeds 1/
Geographic : Heavy breeds : Light breeds : All breeds
divisions : 1966 : 1967 : 1966 : 1967 : 1966 : 1967
: Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou.
Poults hatched
during December

North Atlantic 1: 0 10 2 1 12 11
East North Central 159 186 109 65 268 251
West North Central 477 381 638 492 1,115 873
South Atlantic : 739 858 257 164 996 1,022
South Central : 916 448 9 29 925 477
West : 1,212 578 95 110 1,307 688

United States : 3,513 2,461 1,110 861 4,623 3,322

Turkey eggs in 1967 1968 1967 1968 1967 1968
incubator January 1 Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou. Thou.

North Atlantic : 29 13 0 0 29 13
East North Central 404 310 141 100 545 410
West North Central 2,733 1,702 762 528 3,495 2,230
South Atlantic : 1,366 1,597 435 321 1,801 1,918
South Central : 2,106 1,215 0 42 2,106 1,257
West : 3,627 1,417 163 157 3,790 1,574

United States :10,265 6,254 1,501 1,148 11,766 7,402
Percent Percent Percent
January 1968 as
percent of 61 76 63
January 1967 U. S.


1/ Heavy breeds include Broad white, white
crosses between heavy and light breeds,


Holland, Empire white, Lancaster,
bronze and other heavy breeds. Light


breeds include Beltsville, Jersey Buff, and wild T-ikers.
3 -




Chicks hatched by commercial hatcheries

State Broiler-type : Egg-type


and
division


Maine
N.H.
Vt.
Mass. & R. I. l/

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


: December ; January-December ; December
1966 : 1967 : 1966 1967 ; 1966 : 1967
Thousands Thousands Thousands Thousands Thousands Thousands
6,292 6,108 76,293 77,347 436 307
566 514 7,392 6,938 208 178
-0 1 0 0 6
: 748 616 9,784 8,728 586 381
1,211 941 15,069 12,814 309 302
10 3/ 620 2 1,870 1,550
: 68 2/ 1,210 2/ 395 115
4,.382 4.572 54,129 56.863 1.388 885
: 13.27 2/ 12,834 164.498 2/ 163.996 5,192 3,724
: 450 400 7,300 6,131 1,530 600
1,987 1,696 28,536 22,945 1,829 1,908
: 15 0 681 363 1,117 992
: 430 3/ 5,1 0 3/ 850 900
1,126 1,075 14,626 14,475 322 30o
: 667 720 9,202 9,771 851 706
: 40 20 2,055 1,817 470 310
1,754 1,424 28,797 22,173 415 334
S3/ Jo 3/ 0 0
: 3/ 3/ 210 59
4 2 1,984 1,829 219 110
1 0 483 543 185 260
:4/ 6475 3/ 5.358 4/ 99.545 3/ 84.987 7.998 6519
8,426 7,888 106,930 107,282 5/ 3/
14,873 14,993 183,410 181,457 5/ /
4,816 4,849 65,371 65,40o6 452 330
4: 85 322 5,992 5,211 5/ 5/
23,070 20,767 275,722 274,064 595 333
: 1,274 1,327 16,003 18,549 412 317
39,937 38,407 519,166 496,933 2,558 1,580
2.320 3,687 24.834 40.604 2.718 1,775
95,201 92,240 1,197,428 1.189.506 5/ 6,811 5/ 4.351
6_/ 6/ / 6_/ 26 169
3,717 2,312 47,417 34,611 504 485
25,311 27,620 335,713 342,483 1,100 900
14,875 15,644 185,684 194,914 1,233 909
32,125 29,188 388,217 398,490 2,194 1,848
3,599 3,588 39,784 44,588 201 245
: / 6/ 3/ 3/ 171 65
12.453 13.301 156.255 166.970 2,547 1,618
:6/ 92.560 6/ 91.914 6/ 1.161.308 6/ 1,186,740 8,166 6,239
: 529 486 5,222 5,683 45 31
: 1 5 285 250 131 160
: 133 70 2,557 1,634 193 51
2,032 1,871 25,281 25,561 888 847
1,088 1,001 14,301 13,427 193 166
6.731 5.930 74.549 72.586 5,424 4.427
:7/ 10,532 7/ 9.363 / 122.581 7/ 119.352 7/ 7.129 7/ 5.948
218.045 211.709 2.745.360 2.744.581 35.296 26,781
: ----- --- --- 7- 7--
: T4 65 1,232 943 67 70
218.119 211.774 2.746.592 2.745.524 35.363 26.851


M/ Massachusetts and Rhode Island combined to avoid disclosing individual operations.
2/ North Atlantic total includes New York and New Jersey to avoid disclosing individual operations.
3/ North Central total includes IMichigan, North and South Dakota to avoid disclosing individual
operations.
4/ North Central total includes North Dakota and South Dakota to avoid disclosing individual
operations.
Footnotes continued on following page.


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Chicks hatched by commercial hatcheries


d

Maine
N. H.
Vt.
Mass.
Conn.
N. Y.
N. J.
Pa.
N. A.
Ohio
Ind.
Ill.
Mich.
Wis.
Minn.
Iowa
Mo.
N. Dak
S. Dak
Nebr.
Kans.
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.
West
48 St
Alask
Hawai
U. S.


State : Egg-type
and January-December
division 1966 : 1967
Thousands Thousands
: 6,296 6,859
2,866 2,618
137 l00
& R. I. / : 9,397 7,950
5,380 4,7113
24,370 22,780
6,765 4,105
28,137 21,899
83,348 71,022
23,970 19,435
27,629 35,035
22,511 21,695
12,550 11,950
7,515 6,805
24,956 22,841
28,670 27,220
15,764 15,668
. : 1,468 1,304
S: 9,300 8,157
: 11,566 9,293
6,622 5,900
192,521 185,303

: / 5/
8,021 6,200

10,&24 9, 10
8,856 8,087
37,933 32,959
28,602 32,939
:5795,235 5/90,993
3,806 3,543
9,933 8,281
: 15,140 14,252
: 16,135 15,598
: 21,252 20,601
3,427 3,234
3,986 4,576
: 31,812 2C,501
105,491 98,5`6
1,068 923
2,133 1,919
1,768 1,554
11,476 12,110
2,888 3,385
: 69,208 65,754
:7/92,079 7/90,079
ates : 568.674 5.5 983


a
i


:


_: December


Average 1961-65
Thousands
5,528
967
18
1,278
1,978
1,424
613
5,518
17,323
1,650
3,915
729
1,056
1,113
1,297
473
3,985

103
2/94
V14,694


5,378

17, 50
1,715
34,370
2,768
W/81,500
395
3,658
20,301
13,522
23,472
2,489
545
12,499
76,883
402
115
207
1,947
1,161
10,518
7/14,552
204.953


_: Total


: 1966
Thousands
6,728
774
0
1,334
1,520
1,880
463
5.770
18,469
1,980
3,816
1,132
1,280
1,448
1,518
510
2,169


223
186
4/14,473


5,268

23,X5
1,686
42,495
5,038
5/102,012
67
4,221
26,411
16,108
34,319
3,800

15,000
6/100o,726~
574
132
326
2,920
1,281
2,155
7/17,661
25 '.' 41


5,179 73,392
2/ 8,
21,100 286,l6
1,644 24,859
39,987 557,099
5,462 53,436
5/96,591.1,292 663
6/ 67
2,797 57,350
28,520 350,853
16,553 201,819
31,036 409,469
3,833 43,211
6/ 6/
14,919 189,o67
6/98,15361,267,799
517 6,290
165 2,418
121 4,325
2,718 36,757
1,167 17,189
10,357 143,757
7/15,311 214,660


71,06

283,574
26,636
529,892
73,543
5/1,280,499

42, 92
356,735
210,512
419,091
47,822
6
195,471
6/1,285,326
6,606
2,169
3,188
37,671
16,812
138,34o
7/209,431


832 590 3 315 034 3 280 6


: ........ ... ...... ... --
: 659 557 180 141 135 1,891 1,500
: 569.q3 536.540 205.19 253.462 238.625 '.;16.Q25 9 .282.064


5/ South Atlantic total includes Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia to avoid disclosing individual
operations.
6/ South Central total includes Kentucky and Oklahoma to avoid disclosing individual operations.
/ West total includes Montana, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada to avoid disclosing individual
operations.


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: 1967
Thousands
6,415
692
6
997
1,243
2/

5,57
2/16,558
1,000
3,604
992

1,415
1,426
330
1,758

3/
112
260
/11.877


: January-December
: 1966 : 1967
s Thousands Thousands
82,589 84,206
10,258 9,556
138 100
19,181 16,678
20,449 17,525
24,990 2
7,975 2
82,266 78,762
247,846 2/235,018
31,270 25,566
56,165 57,980
23,192 22,058
17,690 3/
22,141 21,280
34,158 32,612
30,725 29,037
44,561 37,841
4 3/
13,550 11,122
7,105 6,44,
4/292.066 R/270.290


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