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Poultry and egg statistics, September 2017

Released: 2017-11-28

Egg production rose 3.4% from September 2016 to 65.2 million dozen in September.

In October, placements of hatchery chicks on farms decreased 3.5% compared with October 2016, to 63 million birds.

Stocks of frozen poultry meat in cold storage decreased 2.9% from November 1, 2016, to 87 736 tonnes on November 1.

  Note to readers

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

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

Data on the report of processed eggs production have been revised back to January 2017, as a result of revisions to administrative data.

Contact information

For more information, or to enquire about the concepts, methods or data quality of this release, contact us (toll-free 1-800-263-1136; 514-283-8300; STATCAN.infostats-infostats.STATCAN@canada.ca) or Media Relations (613-951-4636; STATCAN.mediahotline-ligneinfomedias.STATCAN@canada.ca).

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