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USDA reduces broiler meat estimates by 3%

US broiler meat production estimates for third-quarter 2012 has been reduced by 22.68 million kg to 4.22 billion kg, a drop in 3% from last year.

Turkey meat production in July 2012 was 225.4 million kg, 11% higher than in July 2011.

Compared to last year, broiler shipments fell this year by 7%, while turkey shipments increased by 25%, to 29.71 million kg.

Source: USDA

World Poultry

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