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Title: Commercial broilers
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Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Statistical Reporting Service, Crop Reporting Board
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COMMERCIAL BROILERS



Annual Production and Weekly Placemen.tiA 197 '


Release:
March 5, 1971
U 3:00 P.M. EST

Commercial broiler production during 1970 in the 22 States covered
by the weekly chick placement reports totaled 2, 896 million birds, up 7 per-
cent from the 2, 703 million produced in 1969 and the largest of record for
these States. These 22 States produced 97 percent of the Nation's broilers in
1969.


The average price received for the 1970 production in the 22 States was
13. 4 cents per pound live weight, down from an average of 15. 2 cents in 1969.
The gross income from broiler production was $1,407 million, 5 percent less
than the $1,473 million in 1969. The average live weight per bird produced in
1970 was 3. 6 pounds, the same as in 1969. The number of pounds produced
in the 22 States totaled 10,468 million pounds, up 8 percent from 1969.


There were 3, 001 million broiler chicks placed in the 22 States in
the 52 week period of 1970--compared with 2,846 million in 1q69. Weekly
placement reached a high of 64,609,000 chicks during the week ended April 25.
The low was recorded during the week ended September 26 when 44,938,000
were placed.


The leading State in number of chicks placed in 1970 was Arkansas
with 467. 3 million followed by Georgia with 464. 7; Alabama 386. 5; North
Carolina 314. 3; Mississippi 263. 7; Maryland 193. 6; Texas 191. 3; Delaware
139. 0; California 92. 5 and Maine 78. 8 million. Placements of 2, 591. 6 million
in these 10 States accounted for 86 percent of the broiler chicks placed in the
22 States during 1970.







UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
STATISTICAL REPORTING SERVICE CROP REPORTING BOARD
Pou 2-7 (71) WASHINGTON, D.C. 20250




Table 1. Commercial broiler production and gross income in 22 States, 1969-70

State : Number : Pounds : Pounds : Price : Gross
: produced : per bird : produced : per pound : income
Thousand
: Thousands Pounds Thousands Cents dollars
1969
Maine 72,900 4.1 298,890 17.6 52,605
Conn. 6,657 3.8 25,297 17.5 4,427
Pa. 48,998 4.0 195,992 16.9 33,123
Ind. : 13,934 3.7 51,556 16.0 8,249
Mo. 21,796 3.5 76,286 15.5 11,824
Del. : 133,503 3.9 520,662 16.6 86,430
Md. : 174,274 3.9 679,669 16.6 112,825
Va. 63,469 3.5 222,142 16.1 35,765
W. Va. 16,542 3.5 57,897 15.2 8,800
N. C. : 280,637 3.7 1,038,357 15.3 158,869
S. C. 24,219 3.5 84,766 14.1 11,952
Ga. : 442,221 3.5 1,547,774 14.1 218,236
Fla. : 38,737 3.5 135,580 14.1 19,117
Tenn. 46,132 3.6 166,075 15.6 25,908
Ala. : 352,745 3.5 1,234,608 14.0 172,845
Miss. : 221,016 3.5 773,556 14.0 108,298
Ark. : 414,623 3.4 1,409,718 15.0 211,458
La. 46,706 3.6 168,142 14.4 24,212
Texas : 170,574 3.5 597,009 15.5 92,536
Wash. 21, 436 3.9 83,600 18.4 15,382
Oreg. 14,700 3.7 54,390 18.4 10,008
Calif. 76,757 3.8 291,677 17.3 50,460
Total : 2,702,576 3.6 9,713,643 15.2 1,473,329

1970
Maine 76,550 4.2 321,510 16.1 51,763
Conn. 6,055 3.9 23,615 16.1 3,802
Pa. 54,660 4.0 218,640 15.4 33,671
Ind. 13,315 3.7 49,266 14.8 7,291
Mo. 24,576 3.6 88,474 14.0 12,386
Del. 133,727 3.9 521,535 14.8 77,187
Md. 185,244 3.9 722,452 14.8 106,923
Va. 69,701 3.5 243,954 15.1 36,837
W. Va. 17,177 3.6 61,837 14.6 9,028
N. C. 307,377 3.7 1,137,295 13.6 154,672
S. C. 27,406 3.5 95,921 12.9 12,374
Ga. 450,614 3.5 1,577,149 12.3 193,989
Fla. 46,695 3.6 168,102 12.9 21,685
Tenn. 49,445 3.5 173,058 14.1 24,401
Ala. 375,423 3.5 1,313,981 12.1 158,992
Miss. 247,961 3.6 892,660 12.1 108,012
Ark. : 452,684 3.4 1,539,126 13.0 200,086
La. 50,353 3.6 181,271 12.7 23,021
Texas : 184,053 3.6 662,591 13.6 90,112
Wash. 20,604 3.9 80,356 17.7 14,223
Oreg. 15,167 3.7 56,118 17.4 9,765
Calif. 86,903 3.9 338,922 16.7 56,600

Total : 2,895,690 3.6 10,467,833 13.4 1,406,820


COMMERCIAL BROILERS, March 1971


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Table 2. Broiler chicks placed and eggs set weekly in important commercial
broiler producing States in 1970


Week ending
State **
January February

3 : 10 17 24 : 31 7 14 21

Thousands
BROILER CHICKS PLACED:
Maine 1,495 1,630 1,541 1,524 1,499 1,651 1,637 1,558
Conn. : 142 107 113 172 136 120 109 137
Pa. :1,048 976 951 973 1,102 1,007 1,077 1,101
Ind. : 227 283 346 267 251 328 250 254
Mo. : 434 418 414 411 484 459 509 536
Del. :2,964 3,266 2,721 2,607 3,248 2,732 2,667 2,698
Md. : 3,591 3,495 3,928 3,960 3,537 4,060 3,999 4,007
Va. :1,420 1,430 1,491 1,460 1,416 1,365 1,460 1,472
W. Va. : 348 301 346 350 348 365 355 305
N. C. : 5,867 5,778 5,735 5,943 6,076 6,030 6,559 6,527
S. C. 460 546 588 515 616 539 560 554
Ga. : 8,842 9,108 9,154 9,139 9,399 9,575 9,731 9,728
Fla. : 758 903 921 894 909 1,034 887 932
Tenn. : 946 937 1,032 962 734 727 689 675
Ala. : 7,360 7,504 7,334 7,639 7,946 7,728 7,884 7,963
Miss. : 4,689 4,679 4,742 4,902 4,990 4,791 4,941 5,052
Ark. :8,728 9,089 9,069 9,096 9,109 9,101 9,205 9,071
La. : 1,126 1,024 1,062 959 940 1,033 1,051 1,057
Texas 3,474 3,599 3,640 3,774 3,789 3,884 3,846 3,918
Wash. : 386 440 499 312 472 451 681 482
Oreg. : 249 297 226 273 327 314 299 435
Calif. :1,664 1,770 1,756 1,870 1,790 1,863 1,804 1,842

Total (22 States) : 56,218 57,580 57,609 58,002 59,118 59,157 60,200 60,304

BROILER EGGS SET Thousands
Maine :2,081 2,128 2,211 2,227 2,126 2,123 2,143 2,099
Conn. : 101 83 146 164 127 136 158 178
Pa. :1,720 1,849 1,795 1,808 1,839 1,746 1,868 1,760
Ind. : 446 497 578 534 541 528 453 543
Mo. : 329 342 343 343 344 356 379 380
Del. :2,754 2,998 2,937 2,915 2,879 2,901 2,833 2,914
Md. :5,494 5,603 5,558 5,583 5,633 5,590 5,565 5,549
Va. : 1,822 1,827 1,753 1,847 1,954 1,813 1,954 2,024
W. Va. 43 41 43 45 45 44 36 46
N. C. 7,907 8,121 7,978 8,674 8,576 8,804 8,986 8,920
S. C. 614 609 566 587 628 580 732 627
Ga. : 12,068 12,502 12,273 12,320 12,449 12,795 12,678 12,800
Fla. : 1,155 1,129 1,157 1,130 1,170 1,121 1,180 1,224
Tenn. : 808 809 770 720 757 730 731 756
Ala. :9,710 10,076 10,110 10,000 9,973 10,116 10,444 10,558
Miss. 5,485 5,622 5,400 5,570 5,670 5,714 5,924 6,033
Ark. : 12,551 12,602 12,642 12,778 12,648 12,726 12,799 12,972
La. : 1,187 1,210 1,205 1,205 1,185 1,212 1,254 1,222
Texas : 4,771 4,902 4,951 4,884 4,991 5,012 5,040 5,015
Wash. : 450 655 609 825 631 639 792 741
Oreg. : 341 444 451 406 616 576 488 385
Calif. :2,374 2,295 2,324 2,359 2,396 2,439 2,560 2,571

Total (22 States) : 74,211 76,344 75,800 76,924 77,178 77,701 78,997 79,317


COMMERCIAL BROILERS, March 1971


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Table 2.--Broiler chicks placed and eggs set weekly in important commercial
broiler producing States in 1970 Continued


Week ending
State February March April
: 28 7 : 4 21 : 28 4 : 1 : 18

Thousands
BROILER CHICKS PLACED:
Maine :1,570 1,590 1,603 1,634 1,605 1,618 1,648 1,682
Conn. : 111 121 132 107 96 123 166 137
Pa. :1,033 1,152 1,070 1,088 1,101 985 1,176 1,077
Ind. : 287 205 283 342 254 307 324 326
Mo. : 511 506 501 562 579 497 497 545
Del. :2,913 2,758 2,576 2,761 2,857 2,669 3,046 2,777
Md. :3,754 3,814 4,103 3,963 3,934 4,219 3,959 4,229
Va. :1,499 1,439 1,547 1,549 1,442 1,638 1,342 1,477
W. Va. 387 430 353 405 462 352 360 388
N. C. :6,521 6,803 6,819 6,987 6,858 6,764 6,832 6,923
S. C. 556 616 558 531 644 677 657 627
Ga. : 9,600 9,453 9,585 9,847 10,193 9,766 10,056 9,921
Fla. : 898 994 985 1,197 1,181 1,151 1,075 996
Tenn. : 1,007 987 1,024 897 1,029 1,071 1,080 1,102
Ala. : 8,203 8,305 8,380 8,421 8,646 8,604 8,331 8,578
Miss. :5,148 5,323 5,430 5,439 5,549 5,524 5,679 5,724
Ark. : 9,379 9,153 9,308 9,834 9,860 10,062 10,258 9,890
La. : 904 1,140 1,142 971 1,022 1,007 1,031 1,163
Texas :3,975 4,032 4,039 4,091 4,123 4,176 4,103 4,170
Wash. : 445 557 674 435 630 478 465 461
Oreg. : 421 368 274 307 276 354 315 372
Calif. :1,914 1,902 1,956 1,911 1,832 1,829 1,953 1,964

Total (22 States) : 61,036 61,648 62,342 63,279 64,173 63,871 64,353 64,529

BROILER EGGS SET Thousands
Maine :2,186 2,188 2,163 2,214 2,212 2,189 2,286 2,268
Conn. : 145 136 178 196 246 277 210 218
Pa. :1,732 1,805 1,710 1,889 1,830 1,791 1,774 1,847
Ind. : 571 504 518 563 554 605 503 519
Mo. : 387 390 438 440 513 515 444 466
Del. :2,972 2,923 3,035 3,110 3,220 3,253 3,270 3,335
Md. : 5,606 5,663 5,673 5,737 5,739 5,606 5,668 5,645
Va. :2,044 2,057 2,137 1,914 1,941 1,858 2,034 1,944
W. Va. 35 43 45 39 40 44 37 39
N. C. :9,109 9,013 8,921 8,935 8,856 8,926 8,970 8,688
S. C. 642 670 733 709 762 606 581 600
Ga. : 13,086 13,114 13,005 13,241 13,420 13,254 13,300 13,254
Fla. : 1,545 1,569 1,608 1,567 1,375 1,564 1,418 1,438
Tenn. 812 789 784 786 791 788 783 792
Ala. : 10,685 10,908 10,956 10,789 10,994 11,002 10,392 9,997
Miss. :6,062 6,178 6,200 6,280 6,296 6,218 6,209 6,301
Ark. : 13,237 13,259 13,207 13,319 13,164 13,373 13,370 13,257
La. : 1,214 1,223 1,231 1,218 1,217 1,222 1,216 1,218
Texas : 5,122 5,194 5,195 5,186 5,291 5,313 5,204 5,328
Wash. : 668 784 702 636 703 703 747 816
Oreg. : 519 553 493 424 493 528 605 657
Calif. :2,440 2,354 2,265 2,550 2,508 2,416 2,365 2,569

Total (22 States) : 80,819 81,317 81,197 81,742 82,165 82,051 81,386 81,196


Crop Reporting Board, SRS, USDA


COMMERCIAL BROILERS, March 1971






Table 2. Broiler chicks placed and eggs set weekly in important commercial
broiler producing States in 1970 Continued

Week ending

State : April May June

25 2 9 16 :23 30 6 : 13


BROILER CHICKS PLACED: Thousands
Maine : 1,657 1,653 1,667 1,664 1,489 1,560 1,647 1,625
Conn. 141 131 163 119 177 138 108 90
Pa. 1,014 1,097 1,166 1,221 1,229 1,112 1,069 1,262
Ind. 322 283 354 281 352 276 321 301
Mo. 546 583 566 511 597 572 520 532
Del. 2,847 2,738 2,808 2,931 2,949 2,744 2,889 2,903
Md. 4,238 4,264 4,251 3,999 4,002 4,230 4,183 4,011
Va. 1,378 1,547 1,392 1,508 1,240 1,598 1,544 1,515
W. Va. 351 345 370 450 468 323 407 433
N. C. : 6,849 6,860 6,661 6,774 6,786 6,770 6,921 6,835
S. C. 571 578 613 618 580 544 629 631
Ga. 10,039 10,231 10,294 9,997 10,215 9,891 9,936 9,788
Fla. 1,101 943 946 1,143 1,000 1,070 1,142 1,035
Tenn. 1,195 1,197 1,174 1,140 971 1,109 1,032 1,145
Ala. : 8,590 7,911 7,598 7,952 8,022 7,820 8,039 8,165
Miss. 5,601 5,535 5,566 5,644 5,607 5,771 5,484 5,456
Ark. : 9,947 10,193 10,087 9,893 9,148 9,811 9,753 9,997
La. 1,206 953 976 1,141 1,448 1,098 1,132 1,115
Texas 4,227 4,092 4,238 4,227 4,272 4,201 4,026 4,044
Wash. 527 508 545 545 523 418 529 382
Oreg. 398 495 518 414 367 374 333 315
Calif. 1,864 1,807 1,973 1,802 1,922 1,924 1,861 1,965

Total (22 States) 64,609 63,944 63,926 63,974 63,364 63,354 63.505 63,545
Thousands
BROILER EGGS SET
Maine 2,148 1,996 2,118 2,113 2,159 2,148 2,130 2,126
Conn. 257 142 210 218 233 210 145 149
Pa. 1,855 1,925 1,787 1,865 2,030 1,851 1,898 1,889
Ind. 526 556 579 626 566 547 590 532
Mo. 469 492 473 473 479 474 443 428
Del. 3,369 3,345 3,411 3,468 3,471 3,562 3,626 3,351
Md. 5,629 5,635 5,572 5,554 5,566 5,569 5,387 5,110
Va. 2,156 1,957 2,089 2,184 2,080 1,988 2,071 1,996
W. Va. 46 40 40 40 38 36 32 35
N. C. :8,839 8,709 8,860 8,829 8,824 8,848 8,668 8,398
S. C. 665 683 652 735 728 643 621 754
Ga. : 13,026 13,192 13,043 12,992 12,982 12,982 12,893 11,947
Fla. : 1,555 1,660 1,574 1,624 1,597 1,587 1,593 1,586
Tenn. 789 811 855 781 777 828 829 782
Ala. : 10,597 10,386 10,397 10,479 10,669 10,464 10,283 10,273
Miss. :6,247 6,298 6,311 6,158 6,218 6,259 6,210 6,116
Ark. : 13,336 12,591 13,086 13,111 13,141 12,969 12,871 12,526
La. :1,215 1,229 1,244 1,262 1,279 1,244 1,216 1,224
Tex6 : 5,483 5,451 5,412 5,303 5,323 5,261 5,201 5,098
Wash. : 725 783 575 705 602 706 660 742
Oreg. : 542 451 524 515 433 426 548 513
Calif. :2,365 2,489 2,495 2,451 2,665 2,449 2,412 2,418

Total (22 States) : 81,839 80,821 81,307 81,486 81,860 80,933 80,327 77,993


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Table 2. Broiler chicks placed and eggs set
broiler producing States in


weekly in important commercial
1970 Continued


Week ending

State June July August

20 27 4 11 18 25 1 : 8


BROILER CHICKS PLACED: Thousands
Maine :1,603 1,581 1,532 1,528 1,349 1,494 1,403 1,393
Conn. 128 140 147 114 86 120 113 120
Pa. 1,064 1,137 1,080 1,171 1,000 1,034 1,082 1,162
Ind. : 309 306 324 283 264 246 220 232
Mo. 539 546 581 385 563 528 545 502
Del. 3,128 2,945 2,964 2,721 2,497 2,466 2,750 2,706
Md. 3,886 4,008 3,620 3,376 3,528 3,895 3,724 3,761
Va. 1,365 1,443 1,454 1,400 1,237 1,388 1,348 1,161
W. Va. : 416 302 393 267 357 328 279 255
N. C. :6,767 6,652 6,517 5,385 5,932 6,382 6,099 6,050
S. C. : 599 582 658 653 599 577 537 512
Ga. :9,685 9,889 8,902 8,738 8,934 8,928 8,975 8,716
Fla. :1,001 984 1,034 998 917 990 836 962
Tenn. :1,139 1,060 1,259 976 880 1,134 906 972
Ala. : 7,903 7,838 7,943 7,221 7,426 7,630 7,665 7,399
Miss. :5,699 5,571 5,472 4,992 5,030 5,086 4,977 4,911
Ark. :9,817 9,772 9,160 8,561 8,807 9,083 8,735 8,651
La. :1,352 1,031 1,046 885 778 819 820 780
Texas :3,922 3,995 3,855 3,272 3,873 3,807 3,601 3,574
Wash. : 525 433 553 566 434 286 416 283
Oreg. : 270 450 340 204 353 335 398 251
Calif. 1,843 1,848 1,814 1,612 1,583 1,688 1,736 1,707

Total (22 States) 62,960 62.513 60,648 55.308 56,427 58,244 57,165 56,060
Thousands
BROILER EGGS SET
Maine :2,069 1,848 2,053 1,942 1,931 2,072 1,949 2,006
Conn. 91 93 171 150 126 114 81 168
Pa. : 1,926 1,692 1,781 1,872 1,790 1,953 1,918 1,808
Ind. : 493 539 528 517 473 506 466 491
Mo. 532 440 449 419 411 411 411 402
Del. :3,312 3,453 3,405 3,357 3,325 3,136 2,979 2,858
Md. :4,699 4,547 4,998 5,070 4,979 5,039 5,015 4,915
Va. :1,990 2,080 2,033 2,028 1,758 1,988 2,030 1,849
W. Va. 34 35 34 34 33 35 35 35
N. C. : 7,238 7,937 8,182 7,992 8,113 7,925 8,056 7,675
S. C. : 705 700 648 600 539 554 526 514
Ga. 11,413 12,101 12,016 12,136 11,988 12,050 11,769 11,558
Fla. : 1,495 1,414 1,422 1,374 1,430 1,364 1,392 1,372
Tenn. : 753 693 701 677 660 701 694 646
Ala. : 9,537 9,620 10,059 10,062 9,845 9,595 9,543 9,277
Miss. :5,553 5,759 5,898 5,810 5,684 5,750 5,730 5,602
Ark. : 11,460 11,979 12,334 11,916 11,575 11,517 11,602 11,469
La. 1,225 1,050 959 930 941 955 957 974
Texas :4,374 5,242 5,100 4,766 4,762 4,685 4,642 4,591
Wash. : 695 720 448 599 446 415 458 520
Oreg. 438 468 469 547 345 373 331 482
Calif. :2,115 2,246 2,236 2,244 2,308 2,315 2,219 2,281

Total (22 States) : 72,147 74,656 75,924 75,042 73,462 73,453 72,803 71,493


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Table 2. Broiler chicks placed and eggs set weekly in important commercial
broiler producing States in 1970 Continued


Week ending
State *
State August September October
.
S15 : 22 : 29 5 : 12 19 26 3

Thousands
BROILER CHICKS PLACED:
Maine :1,478 1,410 1,397 1,465 1,458 1,447 745 1,475
Conn. : 14 65 119 88 89 75 69 64
Pa. :1,243 1,189 1,161 926 1,117 1,156 1,020 1,035
Ind. : 238 272 267 256 196 260 153 155
Mo. : 465 499 510 441 436 531 366 431
Del. :2,536 2,491 2,416 2,531 2,402 2,022 1,908 2,499
Md. :3,751 3,661 3,503 3,214 3,317 2,835 2,550 3,022
Va. :1,326 1,345 1,420 1,335 1,279 1,019 986 1,186
W. Va. : 367 304 238 281 319 189 181 367
N. C. 6,058 5,944 5,850 5,055 5,394 4,641 4,261 4,962
S. C. : 542 511 456 511 522 501 462 471
Ga. : 8,675 8,583 8,358 8,052 7,865 7,741 6,995 6,574
Fla. : 945 894 808 797 773 853 842 907
Tenn. 989 934 909 933 1,120 1,049 876 994
Ala. : 7,390 7,208 7,052 6,746 6,576 6,691 6,116 5,443
Miss. :4,982 4,970 4,940 4,881 4,836 4,883 4,500 3,954
Ark. :8,592 8,877 8,415 8,330 7,893 7,958 7,492 8,213
La. : 1,145 884 1,039 1,009 896 740 843 846
Texas : 3,521 3,553 3,509 3,214 3,160 3,020 2,745 3,036
Wash. : 286 300 389 340 267 279 230 205
Oreg. : 250 212 319 221 171 255 222 257
Calif. :1,731 1,700 1,738 1,758 1,633 1,448 1,376 1,679

Total (22 States) :56,624 55,806 54,813 52,384 51,719 49,593 44,938 47,775

-BROILER EGGS SET Thousands
Maine : 2,010 1,887 1,977 1,055 1,953 2,094 1,940 1,770
Conn. : 157 69 120 117 99 141 124 93
Pa. :1,537 1,702 1,723 1,634 1,663 1,796 1,691 1,425
Ind. : 442 498 458 299 431 398 472 287
Mo. : 356 361 332 333 294 331 350 322
Del. :2,877 2,762 2,203 2,280 2,556 2,693 2,675 2,245
Md. :4,667 4,647 4,080 3,427 4,502 4,632 4,306 3,594
Va. 1,699 1,803 1,476 1,318 1,675 1,637 1,301 1,191
W. Va. 35 36 9 36 36 35 35 36
N. C. 7,375 7,153 6,261 5,792 6,851 6,939 6,408 5,528
S. C. 500 505 487 450 455 433 456 472
Ga. 10,771 10,782 10,417 9,847 9,516 10,654 10,401 8,519
Fla. :1,285 1,240 1,262 1,244 1,246 1,309 1,328 1,292
Tenn. : 619 640 628 564 613 629 641 603
Ala. : 8,965 8,772 8,860 7,943 7,251 8,553 8,390 8,255
Miss. :5,572 5,504 5,624 5,137 4,472 5,480 5,500 5,218
Ark. : 11,740 10,599 10,985 10,046 10,966 10,998 11,137 10,514
La. : 978 985 861 962 956 960 853 863
Texas :4,252 4,213 4,020 3,564 4,087 4,100 4,094 3,675
Wash. : 482 465 419 331 320 309 413 287
Oreg. : 321 227 366 307 332 408 294 319
Calif. : 2,235 2,139 1,885 1,754 2,168 2,204 2,149 1,816

Total (22 States) : 68,875 66,989 64,453 58,440 62,442 66,733 64,958 58,324


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Table 2. Broiler chicks placed and eggs set weekly in important commercial
broiler producing States in 1970 Continued


Week ending
State October November

: 10 17 : 24 : 31 7 : 14 : 21 : 28

SThousands
BROILER CHICKS PLACED:
Maine : 1,557 1,488 1,295 1,518 1,457 1,429 1,477 1,348
Conn. : 109 55 106 71 75 86 70 70
Pa. :1,163 1,118 945 1,115 1,026 1,030 1,076 1,151
Ind. 144 150 155 209 170 199 222 194
Mo. : 485 462 495 340 382 490 435 482
Del. : 2,166 2,188 1,954 2,198 2,518 2,654 2,432 2,962
Md. : 3,527 3,331 2,656 3,155 3,658 3,581 3,846 3,364
Va. :1,269 1,078 901 1,310 1,248 1,131 1,382 1,423
W. Va. : 296 285 125 238 302 294 172 280
N. C. :5,241 4,818 4,149 5,240 5,495 5,662 5,874 5,815
S. C. 437 456 449 508 509 463 496 498
Ga. :7,823 8,080 6,459 6,686 7,669 8,281 8,590 8,233
Fla. : 926 814 836 845 911 916 1,047 941
Tenn. : 1,64 921 880 821 975 1,002 1,067 892
Ala. : 6,503 6,416 6,111 5,911 6,488 6,868 6,815 7,100
Miss. :4,745 4,722 4,591 3,845 4,487 4,917 4,946 4,858
Ark. :8,237 8,146 7,893 7,219 7,983 8,443 8,545 8,384
La. : 856 891 703 834 865 839 1,339 1,415
Texas 3,158 3,229 2,914 2,806 3,247 3,522 3,534 3,475
Wash. : 278 300 192 245 300 269 291 352
Oreg. : 286 227 258 210 270 291 274 238
Calif. 1,721 1,598 1,365 1,605 1,870 1,917 1,890 1,755

Total (22 States) : 51,991 50,773 45,432 46,929 51,905 54,284 55,820 55,230
Thousands
BROILER EGGS SET
Maine :2,048 1,946 1,967 2,069 1,869 1,961 2,135 2,106
Conn. 63 115 129 75 129 114 112 63
Pa. :1,541 1,661 1,620 1,749 1,765 1,852 1,852 1,718
Ind. : 308 421 393 450 378 433 376 416
Mo. 255 255 317 317 342 346 327 338
Del. :2,545 2,881 2,991 2,995 3,118 3,214 3,274 3,274
Md. : 4,292 4,818 4,871 4,921 4,942 5,075 4,973 5,005
Va. :1,618 1,655 1,467 1,498 1,794 1,864 1,867 1,836
W. Va. : 36 36 36 36 36 36 34 36
N. C. 6,909 7,317 7,579 7,641 7,478 7,556 7,599 7,676
S. C. 522 508 448 483 491 627 584 604
Ga. :9,026 10,244 10,785 11,179 10,994 11,340 10,706 10,906
Fla. :1,245 1,362 1,441 1,489 1,351 1,410 1,393 1,401
Tenn. : 417 696 721 629 643 624 629 583
Ala. : 7,687 8,593 8,872 8,877 8,994 8,985 8,932 9,077
Miss. :4,345 5,043 5,516 5,545 5,470 5,499 5,493 5,521
Ark. :9,382 10,287 11,092 11,822 11,716 11,982 12,146 12,232
La. : 969 967 970 964 979 992 1,006 979
Texas :3,790 4,384 4,566 4,594 4,498 4,623 4,568 4,554
Wash. : 336 388 406 415 444 447 577 441
Oreg. : 278 423 363 352 332 330 234 314
Calif. :2,048 2,434 2,420 2,388 2,234 2,331 2,282 2,285

Total (22 States) : 59,660 66,434 68,970 70,488 69,997 71,641 71,099 71,365


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Table 2. Broiler chicks placed and eggs set weekly in important commercial broiler
producing States in 1970 Continued

Week ending 52 week total
State December
S 5 12 : 19 26 1970 1/ 1969 2/
: Thousands
BROILER CHICKS PLACED
Maine 1,497 1,572 1,551 1,389 78,783 76,657
Conn. 103 81 69 85 5,727 7,188
Pa. 1,123 1,057 1,119 1,144 56,731 52,079
Ind. : 213 185 161 154 13,161 13,797
Mo. 492 500 551 499 25,771 22,817
Del. 2,807 2,727 2,622 2,700 138,979 143,537
Md. 3,687 3,892 4,003 3,507 193,588 187,928
Va. 1,404 1,480 1,455 1,179 71,121 67,684
W. Va. 260 343 480 255 17,175 17,584
N. C. 5,789 5,759 5,705 5,342 314,316 298,088
S. C. 640 509 595 565 28,826 25,744
Ga. :8,755 8,429 8,496 8,051 464,650 454,742
Fla. : 968 962 990 943 49,735 42,294
Tenn. 974 949 976 842 51,355 47,815
Ala. :6,918 6,759 6,991 6,441 386,491 369,293
Miss. 4,882 4,945 5,014 4,825 263,727 235,161
Ark. 8,609 9,240 9,186 7,983 467,265 435,058
La. 1,441 914 880 1,041 52,632 48,866
Texas 3,557 3,535 3,508 3,211 191,313 179,625
Wash. 344 399 338 348 21,293 22,807
Oreg. 232 171 207 226 15,719 15,196
Calif. 1,872 1.838 1,801 1,657 92,521 82.258

Total (22 States) 56,567 56,246 56,698 52,387 3,000,879 2,846,218
Thousands
BROILER EGGS SET
Maine 1,956 2,157 2,119 1,888 160,559 106,870
Conn. 62 50 103 88 7,280 10,822
Pa. 1,642 1,533 1,816 1,478 92,001 91,499
Ind. 305 332 364 375 24,828 26,994
Mo. 343 353 332 235 20,054 14,031
Del. 3,186 3,385 3,349 3,316 159,496 143,449
Md. 4,594 5,052 5,147 5,083 265,824 275,231
Va. 1,514 1,770 1,825 1,956 95,964 92,583
W. Va. 36 36 36 36 1,935 2,026
N. C. 7,239 7,305 7,417 7,529 414,029 403,890
S. C. 566 628 586 523 30,841 28,895
Ga. :10,185 11,258 11,017 10,624 612,700 621,094
Fla. :1,359 1,402 1,417 1,395 72,260 59,408
Tenn. 739 772 765 745 37,283 39,501
Ala. :8,589 9,136 9,651 9,321 501,499 474,523
Miss. 5,374 5,605 5,609 5,504 297,796 270,113
Ark. : 10,548 12,218 11,948 11,748 629,493 613,470
La. 941 875 962 929 56,294 53,899
Texas 4,236 4,540 4,436 4,354 247,241 236,048
Wash. 425 619 460 443 29,327 31,604
Oreg. 314 363 245 284 21,790 20,179
Calif. 2,044 2,043 2,187 2,298 119,837 107,920

Total (22 States) 66,197 71,432 71,791 70,152 3,844,331 3,724,049
1/ Includes weeks ending January 3 through December 26, 1970.
2/ Includes weeks ending January 4 through December 27, 1969.


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