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Poultry and egg statistics, July 2017

Released: 2017-09-28

Egg production rose 4.1% from July 2016 to 64.8 million dozen in July.

Placements of hatchery chicks on farms increased 5.5% from August 2016 to 67.6 million birds in August.

Stocks of frozen poultry meat in cold storage decreased 4.4% from September 1, 2016, to 93 340 tonnes on September 1, 2017.

  Note to readers

Poultry and egg statistics are available for Canada and the provinces.

Data on egg production are available for July. Data on the placements of hatchery chicks and turkey poults are available for August. Data on stocks of frozen eggs and poultry meats as well as edible dried egg products are available for September.

These data are subject to revision.

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