Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service



29/05/2012
Latest Figures: Monthly Production of Eggs for Hatching and Use of the Poultry Chicks, Jan 2010–Dec 2011

The number of eggs for hatching placed in incubation in December, reached 19.050 eggs for laying and 1.410.350 eggs for meat. Compared to the previous month, the eggs for laying recorded a decrease of 71% and the eggs for meat recorded a decrease of 7%. Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, the eggs placed in incubation for laying recorded a decrease of 72%, and also the eggs for meat recorded a decrease of 16%.

The chicks used for laying in December, increased to 18.610 compared to 17.460 in November and the chicks used for meat increased to 1.142.000 from 1.141.200 in the previous month. Compared to the corresponding month of 2010, the chicks used for laying recorded an important increase of 132% and the chicks used for meat recorded a decrease of 7%.


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