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Latest poultry and poultry meat statistics

Monthly statistics on the activity of UK hatcheries and UK poultry slaughterhouses.

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UK poultry slaughterings, weights and poultry meat production – monthly dataset

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UK chick and poultry placings – monthly dataset

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Details

This monthly publication includes the number of chicks placed and eggs set by United Kingdom hatcheries. The number of birds placed each month shown below give an indication of future poultry meat and egg production. The number of eggs set each month indicates how many birds will be available for placing in future months.

It also includes statistics on the number of poultry slaughtered, average live weights of poultry and poultry meat production in the United Kingdom.

The editions of the slaughterings, weight and production datasets are now merged into one document for greater transparency.

Next update: see the statistics release calendar

For further information please contact: julie.rumsey@defra.gsi.gov.uk
Twitter: @DefraStats

Published 27 June 2013
Last updated 23 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated with statistical notice and datasets for October 2017.
  2. Updated with statistical notice and datasets for September 2017.
  3. Updated with statistical notice and datasets for August 2017.
  4. Updated statistic notice and dataset.
  5. Updated with statistical notice and datasets for June 2017.
  6. Updated with statistical notice and datasets for May 2017.
  7. Updated with statistical notice and datasets for April 2017.
  8. Updated minor error in chart.
  9. Updated statistical notice and dataset to include March 2017 data.
  10. Removal of links, one figure corrected.
  11. Updated to statistical notice and dataset to inlcude February 2017 data.
  12. Updated with figures to January 2017, statistical notice and datasets.
  13. Updated with figures for November and December 2016, statistical notice and datasets.
  14. Updated with figures to October 2016, statistical notice and datasets.
  15. Updated with figures to September 2016, statistical notice and datasets.
  16. Minor revisions.
  17. Revision's section of (data for August 2016) statistic notice and poultry slaughter dataset both amended.
  18. Updated to include figures to August 2016, statistic notice and datasets.
  19. Updated to include figures to July 2016, statistic notice and datasets.
  20. Updated to include latest stats notice.
  21. Updated with latest statistic notice.
  22. Updated to include April 2016 data.
  23. Corrected attachments.
  24. Updated to include March 2016 statistic notice.
  25. Updated to include latest statistic notice.
  26. Updated to include January 2016 figures.
  27. Figures to November 2015 published.
  28. Figures to October 2015 published.
  29. September 2015 figures published.
  30. Figures to August 2015 published.
  31. July 2015 figures published.
  32. June 2015 figures published.
  33. Poultry and poultry meat - statistics notice (data for May 2015) published.
  34. Poultry and poultry meat statistics (data for April 2015) published.
  35. Updated poultry and poultry meat data for March 2015.
  36. Poultry and poultry meat - statistics notice (data for February 2015) published.
  37. Statistical notice and associated datasets updated for February.
  38. Latest monthly poultry and poultry meat statistics for November and December 2014.
  39. Updated figures for October 2014.
  40. Latest monthly poultry and poultry meat statistics published.
  41. Updated poultry and poultry meat August 2014 data.
  42. Updated poultry and poultry meat July 2014 data.
  43. Updated with June 2014 figures.
  44. Updated with figures to May 2014.
  45. Updated with figures to April 2014.
  46. Updated with figures to March 2014.
  47. Updated with figures to February 2014.
  48. Updated to include January 2014 figures.
  49. Updated with figures to December 2013.
  50. Updated with figures to October 2013.
  51. Updated with figures to September 2013.
  52. Updated to include figures for August 2013.
  53. Updated to include July 2013 figures.
  54. Updated to include June figures
  55. Updated to include May 2013 statistics.
  56. First published.
  57. Updated with figures for April 2013.
  58. Amended dates in poultry meat production dataset.
  59. Updated to include figures for March 2013.