Egg Industry News and Commentary

  —  Jun 19

 
USDA-ERS Poultry Production for 2017 and 2018.

    

The USDA-Economic Research Service released data for broilers and turkeys for 2016 (actual), 2017 (updated) and 2018 (forecast) respectively on June 15th

 

Metric values are tabulated below:

Parameter

    2016 (actual)     

      2017
   (update)

    2018      Difference
 (forecast)     (%)

Broilers

 

 

 

Production (m. metric tons)

18.497 

18.844

       19.216     +2.0

Consumption (kg per capita)

40.8

40.9

           41.5     +1.5

Exports (m. metric tons)

3.021*

3.170

         3.195     +0.8

Proportion of production (%)

16.3

16.9

           16.5     +0.8

 

 

 

 

Turkeys

 

 

 

Production (m. metric tons)

2.718

2.769

         2.843     +2.6

Consumption (kg per capita)

7.6

7.7

             7.8     +1.3

Exports (m. metric tons)

0.265*

0.274

          0.295    +7.6

Proportion of production (%)

9.8

9.8

            10.3    +5.1

*Depressed by import embargos due to HPAI

Source: Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook –June 15th 2017