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Turkey reports a decrease in poultry production

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Both chicken and turkey meat production figures were down in February compared with the same month of the previous year.

Posted on Apr 17 ,07:29

Turkey reports a decrease in poultry production

Poultry production in Turkey has decreased during February, announced Turkish Statistical Institute (Turkstat). With just 91 million chicken slaughtered in February, down by 2.7% compared with the same month 2018, chicken meat production decreased by 6.2% compared with the previous month and decreased by 4.9% compared with the same month of the previous year.
The number of turkeys slaughtered in February was 413,000, down by 5.9% compared with the same month of the previous year. Turkey meat production decreased by 15.5% in February compared with the previous month and decreased by 7.6% compared with the same month of the previous year. At the same time, hen egg production (1.6 billion units) was up by 2.6% compared with the same month of the previous year.

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