Broiler-type chicks placed for meat production in Louisiana were 3.14 million during the week ending August 17, 2019. Placements were down 7 percent from the comparable week in 2018 and down 2 percent from the previous week. Louisiana hatcheries set 3.71 million broiler-type eggs during the week ending August 17, 2019, up 3 percent from the same period last year and up slightly from the previous week.
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