Seasonal changes in cattle on feed & poultry layers

Cattle on feed numbers are increasing seasonally, with 11.90 million head reported as of Nov. 1, up 3 percent from Oct. 1, although down slightly year over year. The St. Louis feed index indicates that cattle feed pricing was largely unchanged in October but [...]

Broiler production recovering, egg production still down

Broiler hatches during the month of June totaled 828.3 million chicks, up 3 percent from May and nearly the same count as a year ago. Broiler eggs in incubators as of Jul. 1, at 700.5 million eggs, were up almost 1 percent year over [...]

More than 8.0 billion table eggs produced in October

U.S. egg production in October totaled 9.22 billion: 8.04 billion table eggs and 1.18 hatching eggs. Table egg production was up 4 percent year over year and beat the previous record set in August. Processors handled more than 6.4 million pounds of breaking-stock eggs [...]

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