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COMMERCIAL BROILERS
Annual Production and Weekly Placements 1968


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March 6, 1969
3:00 P. M. EST


Commercial broiler production during 1968 in the 22 States covered by
the weekly chick placement reports totaled 2,515 million birds, up slightly
from the 2,507 million produced in 1967 and the largest of record for these
States. These 22 States produced 97 percent of the Nation's broilers in 1967.



The average price received for the 1968 production in these 22 States was
14. 1 cents per pound live weight, up from an average of 13.2 cents in 1967.
The gross income from broiler production was $1,263 million compared with
$1,170 million during 1967. Georgia, the leading broiler producing State, had
a gross income of $200,249,000 from broilers. The average live weight per
bird produced in 1968 was 3. 6 pounds. The number of pounds produced in the
22 States totaled 8,932 million pounds, up 1 percent from 1967.



There were 2, 622 million broiler chicks placed in the 22 States in 1968
compared with 2, 595 million in 1967. Weekly placements reached a high of
55, 210, 000 chicks during the week ended June 8. The low was recorded dur-
ing the week ended September 28 when 40, 688, 000 were placed.



The leading State in number of chicks placed in 1968 was Georgia with
457. million, followed by Arkansas with 376.9; Alabama 340.6; North Carolina
270.3; Mississippi 217.4; Maryland 169.2; Texas 168.4; Delaware 121.9;
Maine 73. 6; and California 72. 2 million. Placements of 2, 267. 6 million in
these 10 States accounted for 86 percent of all the broiler chicks placed in
the 22 States in 1968.


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULUTRE
Statistical Reporting Service Crop Reporting Board
Pou 2-7 (69) Washington, D. C. 20250




Table l.--Commercial broiler production and gross income in 22 States, 1967-68
:Sta Number : Pounds Pounds Price : Gross
: produced : per bird produced per lb. : income
Thousand
1967 :Thousands Pounds Thousands Cents dollars

Maine 73,907 4.o 295,628 16.3 48,187
Conn. 9,038 3.8 34,344 15.8 5,426
Pa. 44,256 4.0 177,024 15.4 27,262
Ind. 17,039 3.7 63,044 14.6 9,204
Mo. 20,867 3.5 73,034 13.6 9,933
Del. 127,346 3.8 483,915 14.4 69,684
Md. 151,032 3.8 573,922 14.5 83,219
Va. 51,786 3.2 165,715 14.5 24,029
W. Va. 16,460 3.5 57,610 14.6 8,411
N. C. 262,872 3.6 946,339 13.1 123,970
S. C. 19,483 3.5 68,190 12.3 8,387
Ga. 447,123 3.5 1,564,930 12.2 190,921
Fla. : 25,164 3.3 83,041 12.7 10,546
Tenn. : 46,802 3.4 159,127 14.4 22,914
Ala. : 324,629 3.5 1,136,202 12.0 136,344
Miss. : 196,931 3.4 669,565 12.1 81,017
Ark. 365,371 3.3 1,205,724 12.6 151,921
La. 41,240 3.5 144,340 12.6 18,187
Texas 161,434 3.4 548,876 13.3 73,001
Wash. 21,980 3.8 83,524 17.1 14,283
Oreg. 13,150 3.6 47,340 17.1 8,095
Calif. 69,045 3.9 269,276 16.9 45,508

Total 2,506,955 3.5 8,850,710 13.2 1,170,449

Maine 72,429 L.1 296,959 16.1 47,810
Conn. 8,134 3.9 31,723 16.2 5,139
Pa. 45,424 4.o 181,696 16.2 29,435
Ind. 17,100 3.6 61,560 15.1 9,295
Mo. 20,450 3.5 71,575 14.7 10,522
Del. 114,873 3.8 436,517 15.5 67,660
Md. 157,887 3.8 599,971 15.5 92,996
Va. 56,965 3.3 187,984 15.0 28,198
W. Va. 16.460 3.6 59,256 14.8 8,770
N. C. 262,872 3.7 972,626 14.4 140,058
S.. C 19,543 3.5 68,400 13.4 9,166
Ga. 436,748 3.5 1,528,618 13.1 200,249
Fla. : 35,481 3.5 124,184 13.4 16,641
Tenn. 42,100 3.4 143,140 15.0 21,471
Ala. : 328,510 3.5 1,149,785 13.2 151,772
Miss. 203,451 3.4 691,733 13.0 89,925
Ark. 369,025 3.3 1,217,782 13.6 165,618
La. 42,776 3.6 153,994 13.5 20,789
Texas 161,940 3.5 566,790 14.4 81,618
Wash. 21,288 3.8 80,894 17.7 14,318
Oreg. 13,750 3.6 49,500 17.7 8,762
Calif. 67,664 3.8 257,123 16.6 42,682

Total : 2,514,870 3.6 8,931.810 14.1 1,262,894


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Table 2.--Broiler chicks placed and eggs set weekly in important conmercial
broiler producing States in 1968

: Week ending
States :January February
: 6 13 : 20 ; 27 3 : 10 : 17
BROILER CHICKS PLACED T h o u sands -
Maine : 1,337 1,469 1,323 1,377 1,401 1,326 1,431
Conn. : 156 136 163 139 148 145 146
Pa. : 800 753 893 935 964 860 995
Ind. : 273 239 233 277 233 285 293
Mo. : 315 314 381 425 313 366 345
Del. : 2,352 2,305 2,191 2,437 2,620 2,318 2,385
Md. : 3,119 3,412 3,417 3,174 3,138 3,146 3,225
Va. : 1,097 1,060 1,085 1,185 1,091 1,091 1,050
W. Va. : 280 267 357 266 305 242 368
N. C. : 5,022 4,922 5,176 5,011 5,228 5,136 5,108
S. C. 328 347 310 386 396 384 376
Ga. 8,698 8,682 8,791 8,722 8,735 8,593 8,839
Fla. : 634 671 719 672 716 797 739
Tenn. : 820 789 759 696 882 956 725
Ala. : 6,326 6,369 6,492 6,832 6,676 6,558 6,576
Miss. : 4,048 3,973 4,039 4,011 4,007 3,997 4,020
Ark. : 6,894 7,092 6,997 7,060 6,998 6,793 7,076
La. : 825 821 896 794 859 855 809
Texas : 3,293 3,176 3,175 3,369 3,257 3,226 3,516
Wash. : 329 368 385 408 405 426 417
Oreg. : 325 321 297 292 380 264 325
Calif. : 1,313 1, 250 1,271 1,272 1,219 1,246 1,288

TOTAL (22 States) 48.584 48.736 49.950 49.740 49.971 49.010 50.052
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Maine
Conn.
Pa.
Ind.
Mo.
Del.
Md.
Va.
W. Va.
N. C.
S. C.
Ga.
Fla.
Tenn.
Ala.
Miss.
Ark.
La.
Texas
Wash.
Oreg.
Calif.
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1,753
343
1,502
444
332
2,539
4,582
1,558
108
6,669
451
1, 721
897
728
8,762
4,655
9,658
1,064
4,523
550
373
1,687


1,793
291
1,609
342
281
2,593
4,569
1,477
116
6,965
502
11,939
914
720
8,634
4,635
9,485
1,066
4,497
555
483
1,562


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1,737 1,857 1,803
279 363 291
1,359 1,566 1,523
428 494 454
274 289 325
2,282 2,432 2,301
4,678 4,684 4,662
1,367 1,531 1,567
108 119 93
6,950 6,733 6,798
484 456 421
11,832 11,988 11,994
909 930 909
684 694 704
8,583 8,614 8,554
4,584 4,676 4,766
9,473 9,656 9,780
1,059 1,030 1,078
4,372 4,613 4,432
557 596 642
360 408 398
1,636 1,688 1,762


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1,887
329
1i,616
491
320
2,323
4,570
1,618
86
7,092
468
11,850
922
718
8,478
4,830
10,341
1,136
4,477
579
395
1,720


1,970
313
1,637
495
353
2,406
4,672
1,692
97
7,143
491
12,079
862
725
8,619
4,841
10,364
1,138
4,591
646
324
1,805


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Table 2.--Broiler chicks placed and eggs set weekly in important commercial
broiler producing States in 1968--Continued
: Week ending
States :February : March : April
24 2 : : 16 : 23 : 30 : 6
BROILER CHICKS PLACED -Thousands -
Maine : 1,388 1,416 1,467 1,470 1,485 1,541 1,622
Conn. 183 138 178 122 160 175 159
Pa. 970 971 928 936 837 719 1,010
Ind. : 299 307 310 287 327 323 327
Mo. : 358 408 358 401 354 372 405
Del. : 2,234 2,328 2,176 2,471 2,401 2,342 2,264
M. : 3,338 3,373 3,611 3,242 3,400 3,479 3,477
Va. 1,056 1,025 1,174 1,132 1,151 1,084 1,168
W. Va. 332 355 253 337 287 338 355
N. : 5,091 5,388 5,409 5,410 5,553 5,596 5,593
S. C. 329 379 469 410 416 406 465
Ga. 9,062 9,035 9,154 9,098 9,183 9,307 9,183
Fla. : 731 770 779 753 759 736 719
Tenn. : 694 929 794 895 822 923 871
Ala. 6,660 6,468 6,705 6,695 6,869 6,691 7,008
Miss. 4,086 4,165 4,188 4,162 4,193 4,301 4,291
Ark. : 7,306 7,461 7,661 7,543 7,713 7,887 7,651
Ia. : 801 810 844 890 886 984 963
Texas : 3,486 3,521 3,501 3,485 3,526 3,452 3,456
Wash. 451 426 454 486 578 572 477
Oreg. 331 302 269 362 188 332 324
Calif. : 1,277 1,329 1,333 1,428 1,497 1,519 1,483
TOTAL (22 States): 50,463 51,304 52,015 52,015 52,585 53,079 53,271
BROILER EGGS SET: -Th o u san d s --
Maine 1,966 2,060 2,083 2,156 2,102 2,185 2,114
Conn. : 342 308 320 331 306 319 404
Pa. : 1,566 1,473 1,502 1,637 1,545 1,623 1,602
Ind. 490 515 524 498 621 715 665
Mo. : 365 318 358 370 371 378 395
Del. : 2,375 2,348 2,427 2,433 2,457 2,501 2,444
Mi. : 4,593 4,773 4,774 4,727 4,600 4,745 4,806
Va. : 1,662 1,592 1,532 1,673 1,653 1,687 1,731
W. Va. : 116 110 100 117 124 118 .112
N. : 7,204 7,419 7,376 7,463 7,603 7,736 7,767
S. C. 446 475 493 534 540 543 552
Ga. : 12,169 12,530 12,530 12,482 12, 72 12,759 12,909
Fla. : 932 909 976 967 931 1,018 1,027
Tenn. : 707 757 721 739 763 760 789
Ala. : 8,708 8,733 8,874 8,740 8,903 8,879 8,935
Miss. : 4,877 4,948 5,056 5,027 5,110 5,099 5,165
Ark. : i0,348 10,677 10,665 i0,652 10,812 10,654 11,001
Ia. : 1,160 1,135 1,156 1,190 1,184 1,186 1,146
Texas : 4,539 4,394 4,547 4,460 4,474 4,538 4,427
Wash. : 679 729 737 710 636 585 607
Oreg. : 473 311 473 387 432 392 451
Calif. : 1,838 1,951 2,025 1,933 1,945 2,031 1,935
TOTAL (22 States): 67,555 68,465 69,249 69,226 69,684 70,451 70,984


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Table 2.--Broiler chicks placed and eggs set weekly in important
broiler producing States in 1968--Continued


commercial


: Week ending
States April May
: 13 :20 :27 : 4 : 11 : 18 :25
BROILER CHICKS PLACED Thousands -
Maine 1,578 1,600 1,567 1,553 1,579 1,572 1,557
Conn. 146 201 182 193 197 209 164
Pa. 896 936 946 1,031 1,038 937 963
Ind. : 324 400 392 350 393 447 387
Mo. 435 432 384 463 456 398 493
Del. 2,622 2,584 2,425 2,376 2,338 2,600 2,403
Md. : 3,073 3,156 3,443 3,500 3,610 3,456 3,640
Va. 1,294 1,246 1,299 1,270 1,272 1,211 1,175
W. Va. 348 408 313 380 387 409 272
N. C. 5,645 5,801 5,830 5,828 5,783 5,752 5,833
S. C. 474 442 482 419 463 546 458
Ga. 9,263 9,168 9,385 9,535 9,653 9,442 9,403
Fla. : 710 712 740 728 690 748 771
Tenn. : 920 934 952 886 855 790 877
Ala. : 7,048 7,014 7,062 7,041 7,035 7,027 7,071
Miss. 4,345 4,373 4,454 4,436 4,495 4,508 4,479
Ark. : 7,779 7,707 7,870 7,763 7,777 7,940 7,921
La. 918 997 971 874 947 849 973
Texas 3,483 3,463 3,428 3,566 3,598 3,662 3,713
Wash. : 480 443 455 484 497 438 470
Oreg. : 342 300 377 325 289 350 304
Calif. : 1,463 1,496 1,469 1,493 1,475 1,511 1,520
TOTAL (22 States): 53,586 53,813 54,426 54,494 54,827 54,802 54,847
ROILER EGGS SET : -Thousands -
Maine : 2,063 2,126 2,136 2,130 2,151 2,126 2,136
Cann. : 414 317 386 374 334 412 418
Pa. 1,623 1,744 1,616 1,665 1,623 1,699 1,621
Ind. 630 725 763 718 732 718 784
Mo. 383 400 385 407 414 442 436
Del. : 2,566 2,480 2,548 2,578 2,617 2,649 2,664
M.: 4,783 4,844 4,812 4,902 4,966 4,845 4,790
Va. : 1,746 1,773 1,820 1,681 1,687 1,912 1,783
W. Va. 111 115 94 81 80 129 102
N. C. : 7,765 7,825 7,706 7,848 7,860 7,799 7,951
S. C. 530 520 531 555 573 573 567
Ga. : 12,877 13,000 12,942 12,800 12,831 12,843 12,843
Fla. : 1,035 1,015 1,038 983 1,001 1,038 1,024
Tenn. : 739 771 809 783 680 819 834
Ala. : 9,131 8,995 9,099 9,035 9,150 9,197 9,125
Miss. : 5,151 5,245 5,243 5,230 5,267 5,162 5,113
Ark. : 10,992 10,762 10,926 11,075 11,082 10,993 10,754
La. 1,141 1,181 1,118 1,213 1,167 1,185 1,192
Texas : 4,502 4,721 4,684 4,815 4,711 4,616 4,618
Wash. 718 598 623 582 655 771 703
Oreg. : 433 416 438 438 360 477 405
Calif. : 1,934 2,046 1,977 2,056 1,995 1,933 1,877
TOTAL (22 States): 71,267 71,619 71,694 71,949 71,936 72,338 71,740


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Table 2.--Broiler chicks placed and eggs set weekly in important commercial
broiler producing States in 1968--Continued
: Week ending
States :June: July
: 1 : 8 : 15 : 22 : 29 : 6 : 13
BROILER CHICKS PLACED Thousands -
Maine 1,537 1,554 1,566 1,543 1,506 1,451 1,548
Conn. : 186 197 198 213 164 198 191
Pa. 983 956 861 929 895 862 916
Ind. : 397 368 422 377 377 351 363
Mo. 426 431 412 44o 476 398 434
Del. 2,568 2,662 2,766 2,437 2,769 2,745 2,495
Md. 3,563 3,453 3,251 3,442 3,167 3,133 3,362
Va. 1,171 1,303 1,365 1,515 1,114 1,219 1,221
W. Va. 309 404 315 289 438 439 404
N. C. : 5,915 5,762 5,872 5,809 5,831 5,696 5,644
S. C. 494 398 436 414 440 396 474
a. : 9,511 9,492 9,604 9,660 9,406 9,332 9,271
Fla. : 783 786 753 785 801 761 833
Tenn. 905 905 1,003 954 1,010 849 908
Ala. :7,070 7,151 7,010 6,847 6,912 6,938 6,768
Miss. : 4,548 4,385 4,351 4,388 4,346 4,237 4,264
Ark. :7,989 8,025 7,931 7,810 7,703 7,470 7,411
La. : 889 935 931 930 912 857 788
Texas 3,619 3,610 3,568 3,539 3,368 3,229 3,109
Wash. 474 581 529 528 537 455 419
Oreg. 277 354 299 320 336 277 294
Calif. :1,541 1,498 1,414 1,474 1,488 1,473 1,437

TOTAL (22 States): 55,155 55,210 54,857 54,643 53,996 52,766 52,554
BROILER EGGS SET: Thousand s -
Maine :2,109 2,094 1,917 2,089 2,054 1,935 2,132
Conn. 464 436 402 454 417 368 339
Pa. :1,678 1,687 1,563 1,569 1,633- 1,637 1,634
Ind. '727 734 688 725 729 727 737
Mo. : 413 388 377 325 307 332 341
Del. : 2,624 2,574 2,587 2,570 2,549 2,462 2,376
Md. : 4,695 4,694 4,760 4,770 4,819 4,849 4,796
Va. : 1,708 1,648 1,704 1,631 1,653 1,506 1,509
W. Va. 108 106 107 110 101 100 71
N. C. : 7,904 7,818 7,850 7,840 7,724 7,545 7,477
S. C. 603 589 452 550 520 508 495
Ga. : 12,960 12,806 12,467 12,417 12,497 12,022 12,146
Fla. :1,034 1,025 1,018 1,018 1,048 930 1,039
Tenn. : 826 861 791 802 799 773, 781
Ala. : 9,188 9,072 8,873 8,910 8,803' 8,676 8,605
Miss. : 5,112 5,090 4,943 5,063 5,024 5,037 5,128
Ark. : 10,884 10,749 10,258 10,445 10,253 10,249 10,109
La. :1,200 1,100 970 983 978 952 963
Texas :4,535 4,478 4,445 4,268 4,025 4,100 4,142
Wash. 666 678 614 570 546 574 619
Oreg. 454 450 389 417 339 397 427
Calif. :1,885 2,028 1,898 1,841 1,932 1,936 1,848

TOTAL (22 States): 71,777 71,105 69,073 69,367 68,750 67,615 67,714


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Table 2.--Broiler chicks placed and eggs set weekly in important commercial
broiler producing States in 1968--Continued

: Week ending
States July August
: 20 : 27 : ; 10 ; 17 ; 24 : 31
BRfOILE CHICKSPLACD Thousa nds -
Maine 1,560 1,420 1,570 1,463 1,467 1,410 1,338
Conn. 158 146 145 174 161 154 141
Pa. 968 895 854 878 958 902 905
Ind. 409 352 403 382 354 371 331
Mo. 414 489 414 365 403 360 407
Del. 2,249 2,272 2,367 2,217 1,967 2,649 2,416
Md. 3,567 3,395 3,297 3,395 3,444 2,922 2,806
Va. 1,299 1,108 1,055 1,370 1,284 1,201 1,237
W. Va. 356 344 393 237 347 359 304
N. C. 5,623 5,428 5,349 5,342 5,381 5,073 4,901
S. C. 399 399 401 388 367 373 352
Ga. : 9,380 9,161 9,051 8,714 8,590 8,467 8,318
Fla. 825 737 792 778 712 679 683
Tenn. 867 730 845 924 820 830 867
Ala. : 6,658 6,516 6,494 6,383 6,500 6,337 6,104
Miss. 4,250 4,252 4,359 4,357 4,257 4,217 4,122
Ark. 7,234 7,267 7,360 6,920 7,088 6,896 6,892
La. 821 831 797 845 845 826 800
Texas 3,017 3,096 3,065 3,028 3,088 2,921 2,870
Wash. 401 413 445 413 418 452 423
Oreg. 253 291 330 227 272 286 288
Calif. 1,445 1,452 1,393 1,469 1,472 1,418 1,287
TOTAL (22 States) :52,153 50,994 51,179 50,269 50,195 49,103 47,792
BROILER SGGS Sa Th ousands -
Maine 2,047 2,004 1,939 1,891 1,728 1,796 1,599
Conn. 354 372 349 350 305 298 292
Pa. : 1,507 1,722 1,604 1,574 1,693 1,414 1,607
Ind. 749 726 807 687 643 641 679
Mo. 326 331 343 315 308 309 256
Del. 2,339 2,324 2,355 2,252 2,193 2,129 1,829
Md. 4,863 4,787 4,656 4,495 4,537 4,528 4,119
Va. 1,680 1,682 1,726 1,478 1,530 1,530 1,472
W. Va. 41 41 39 35 35 10 34
N. C 7,257 7,186 7,041 6,784 6,579 6,630 5,904
.. C. 491 499 494 480 421 407 359
Ga. : 12,164 11,905 11,745 11,590 11,232 11,411 10,763
Fla. : 1,033 946 912 939 892 859 853
Tenn. 785 698 769 774 754 734 734
Ala. : 8,480 8,491 8,408 8,185 8,072 8,233 7,745
Miss. 5,184 5,049 4,986 4,830 4,753 4,707 4,555
Ark. 9,868 9,751 9,564 9,493 9,432 9,538 9,335
La. : 1,010 1,027 1,013 1,022 1,032 1,004 938
Texas : 4,116 4,220 4,031 4,010 3,940 3,832 3,893
Wash. 559 585 640 546 573 465 473
Oreg. 339 359 336 397 313 305 343
Calif. 1,882 1,892 1,812 1,671 1,733 1,686 1,600
TOTAL (22 States) : 67,074 66,597 65,569 63,798 62,698 62,466 59,382


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Table 2.-- Broiler chicks placed and eggs set weekly in important commercial
broiler producing States in 1968--Continued
: Week ending
States :September October
: 7 : 14 : 21 : 28 : 5 : 12 : 19
BROILER CHICKS PLACED -h o u s a n d s -
Maine 1,285 1,309 1,169 833 1,384 1,310 1,210
Conn. 153 169 151 105 131 128 119
Pa. 941 799 955 958 864 768 818
Ind. 350 391 369 316 409 381 387
Mo. 381 369 346 366 349 353 337
Del. 2,133 2,162 1,930 1,546 1,878 2,333 2,032
Md. 3,045 3,002 2,655 2,667 3,230 3,051 3,101
Va. 1,105 1,054 1,002 853 1,120 1,196 1,034
W. Va. 347 349 266 304 385 281 338
N. C. :4,855 4,726 4,295 3,699 4,915 4,858 4,918
S. C. 362 304 345 336 323 386 289
Ga. 8,034 8,120 7,432 7,356 8,034 8,137 7,806
Fla. 611 626 655 637 653 739 694
Tenn. 867 792 818 594 851 851 903
Ala. 6,059 6,005 5,753 5,068 6,007 6,273 6,031
Miss. 4,023 4,013 3,889 3,832 3,865 4,184 4,153
Ark. 6,792 6,836 6,610 6,441 6,919 6,917 7,085
La. 835 842 777 722 884 825 788
Texas 2,907 2,770 2,798 2,678 2,956 3,061 3,131
Wash. 394 377 345 341 454 428 316
Oreg. 249 200 250 163 193 286 223
Calif. 1,374 1,284 1,230 873 1,329 1,403 1,364

TOTAL (22 States): 47,102 46,499 44,o4o 4o,688 47,133 48,149 47,077
BROILER EGGS SET Thous a n d s -
Maine 1,190 1,996 1,809 1,628 1,595 1,771 1,882
Conn. 221 296 281 158 290 230 161
Pa. 1,475 1,531 1,510 1,494 1,449 1,437 1,572
Ind. 471 611 622 644 525 664 582
Mo. 237 290 301 252 195 347 275
Del. 1,650 2,021 2,219 2,066 1,743 1,710 2,383
Md. 3,430 4,484 4,448 4,196 4,176 4,546 4,735
Va. 1,282 1,515 1,550 1,508 1,411 1,450 i,606
W. Va. 37 37 38 35 36 36 34
N. C. 5,230 6,704 6,552 6,624 5,110 6,4o4 6,753
S. C. 421 424 460 375 457 484 477
Ga. 10,134 10,809 11,271 10,834 9,941 10,033 11,381
Fla. : 849 861 861 867 899 905 922
Tenn. 711 748 754 770 793 819 823
Ala. 6,610 7,885 8,135 7,938 7,552 7,834 7,859
Miss. 4,455 4,463 4,795 4,730 4,443 4,319 4,570
Ark. 9,062 9,460 9,592 9,728 8,473 8,248 9,705
La. 876 978 954 967 863 885 1,007
Texas 3,513 4,077 4,182 4,132 3,646 4,030 4,178
Wash. 485 575 534 442 426 524 589
Oreg. 207 298 434 339 245 327 266
Calif. 1,123 1,739 1,890 1,777 1,205 1,661 1,878

TOTAL (22 States): 53,669 61,802 63,192 61,504 55,473 58,664 63,638


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Table 2.--Broiler chicks placed and eggs set weekly in important commercial
broiler producing States in 1968--Continued
_: Week ending
States :October : November :December
: 26 : 2 9 : 16 : 23 : 30 : 7
BROILER CHICKS PLACED -- T h ous a n ds -
Maine 1,167 1,304 1,314 1, 394 1, 371 1,321 1,365
Conn. 124 101 118 101 116 104 103
Pa. 842 822 904 917 952 946 895
Ind. : 346 411 362 350 352 351 300
Mo. : 331 432 334 350 360 369 359
Del. : 1,917 1,794 2,514 2,570 2,447 2,540 2,560
Md. : 2,898 3,244 3,188 3,133 3,302 3,219 3,077
Va. 983 1,142 1,163 1,135 1,243 1,234 1,067
W. Va. 243 279 323 323 226 217 266
N. : 3,740 4,717 4,885 4,880 4,737 4,592 4,780
S. C. 352 362 368 386 325 255 373
Ga. : 6,937 7,649 8,459 8,397 8,638 8,581 8,853
Fla. 705 629 657 665 719 665 654
Tenn. 838 624 881 949 948 964 890
Ala. 5,909 6,225 6,469 6,510 6,588 6,336 6,510
Miss. 3,810 3,707 3,958 4,312 4,226 3,999 4,091
Ark. : 6,242 5,867 6,894 6,875 7,364 6,765 7,286
a. : 710 804 875 893 880 962 890
Texas : 2,734 3,034 3,154 3,186 3,249 3,176 3,217
Wash. 281 361 414 362 375 334 335
Oreg. : 194 238 213 263 311 309 269
Calif. 932 1,265 1,415 1,435 1,494 1,394 1,554

TOTAL (22 States): 42,235 45,011 48,862 49,386 50,223 48,633 49,694
BROIER EGGS SET : T house a n ds -
Maine : 1,933 1,882 1,748 1,892 1,820 1,800 1,673
Conn. : 225 202 196 225 216 209 179
Pa. 1,647 1,642 1,608 1,592 1,419 1,538 1,397
lin. : 595 510 503 545 442 423 464
Mo. : 236 253 243 238 225 234 229
Del. : 2,392 2,432 2,292 2,294 2,353 2,321 2,317
Md. : 4,792 4,823 4,870 4,779 4,555 4,662 4,547
Va. 1,702 1,642 1,578 1,529 1,452 1,518 1,424
W. Va. 34 14 22 36 22 25 45
N. C. : 6,590 6,533 6,240 6,289 6,184 6,314 5,994
S. C. 496 519 444 535 524 522 516
Ga. : 11,344 11,338 11,234 11,529 11,271 11,197 11,018
Fla. : 960 956 943 948 951 902 911
Tenn. : 852 803 818 830 829 788 805
Ala. 8,348 8,560 8,259 8,409 8,303 8,195 8,370
Miss. 4,912 4,857 4,576 4,610 4,541 4,654 4,505
Ark. : 9,727 10,090 9,715 1, 062 9,710 9,833 9,532
La. : 987 1,006 1,020 1,006 986 966 966
Texas : 4,309 4,316 4,213 4,311 4,178 4,094 3,845
Wash. : 545 578 501 460 476 476 440
Oreg. : 386 372 355 336 321 347 294
Calif. : 1,800 1,920 1,769 1,979 1,945 1,871 1,835

TOTAL (22 States): 64,812 65,248 63,147 64,434 62,723 62,889 61,306


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Table 2.--Broiler chicks placed and eggs set weekly in important commercial
broiler producing States in 1968--Continued

:Week ending 52 week total
States : December : 1968 1/ 1967 g/
: 14 : 21 ; 28
BROILER CHICKS PLACED Thousands -
Maine 1,361 1,265 1,247 73,601 76,031
Conn. : 110 98 104 7,901 8,850
Pa. 785 839 818 46,903 45,904
Ind. 313 280 321 17,952 17,292
Mo. 363 351 426 20,221 21,284
Del. 2,288 2,281 2,192 121,868 132,129
Md. 3,291 3,143 3,283 169,155 157,053
Va. 1,026 1,183 936 60,154 54,065
W. Va. 285 246 322 16,797 16,944
N. C. 4,659 4,772 4,548 270,317 268,687
S. C. 396 382 393 20,353 20,082
Ga. : 8,747 8,675 8,384 457,127 461,376
Fla. 678 686 673 37,348 29,020
Tenn. 977 968 888 44,789 46,955
Ala. 6,422 6,164 6,395 340,635 338,845
Miss. 4,362 4,111 3,974 217,413 209,657
Ark. 7,159 7,179 6,799 376,915 373,244
La. 890 855 800 44,805 42,575
Texas 3,039 3,010 2,804 168,383 166,954
Wash. 376 332 351 22,113 22,757
Oreg. 243 269 219 14,795 13,934
Calif, 1,493 1,480 1,448 72,180 71,155

TOTAL (22 States) : 49.263 48.569 47.325 2.621.725 2,594.793
BROILER GGS S : Thou s an ds -
Maine : 1,822 1,937 1,819 99,865 99,348
Conn. 271 214 247 16,215 16,163
Pa. 1,519 1,523 1,599 81,825 77,226
Ind. : 465 545 417 31,273 29,332
Mo. 234 243 238 16,537 31,657
Del. 2,482 2,401 2,346 122, 548 135,788
Md. : 4,564 4,618 4,540 241,510 227,106
Va. 1,524 1,545 1,480 82,915 83,618
W. Va. 32 37 47 3,741 7,142
N. C. 6,454 6,549 6,638 364,373 354,008
S. C. 523 485 508 25,743 25,087
Ga. : 11,418 11,418 10,895 616,680 622,543
Fla. : 1,068 963 865 49,414 44,088
Tenn. 801 728 766 39,963 43,211
Ala. 8,536 8,742 8,589 443,613 436,770
Miss. 4,799 4,692 4,678 252,740 245,889
Ark. : 10,355 10,391 10,517 524,278 499,710
La. 966 966 949 54,465 57,271
Texas 4,258 4,080 3,962 222,910 216,945
Wash. 24 506 526 30,073 32,198
Oreg. 330 319 381 19,449 18,254
Calif. 1,847 1,925 1,908 95,052 95,462

TOTAL (22 States) : 64,692 64,827 63,915 3,k43,182 3,398,816


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ending January 7 through December
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