Louisiana Chick Placements Up Slightly from Last Year

Broiler-type chicks placed for meat production in Louisiana were 3.25 million during the week ending July 6, 2019. Placements were up slightly from the comparable week in 2018 but down 2 percent from the previous week. Louisiana hatcheries set 3.68 million broiler-type eggs during the week ending July 6, 2019, down 1 percent from the same period last year but up 9 percent from the previous week.

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