Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service



04/06/2013
Latest Figures: Monthly Production of Eggs for Hatching and Use of the Poultry Chicks, Jan 2012–Apr 2013

The number of eggs for hatching placed in incubation in April, reached 100.590 eggs for laying and 1.425.450 eggs for meat. Compared to the previous month, the eggs for laying recorded a decrease of 27% but the eggs for meat recorded an increase of 8%. Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, the eggs placed in incubation for laying recorded an increase of 10%, but the eggs for meat recorded a decrease of 1,5%.

The chicks used for laying in April, increased to 56.430 compared to 32.700 in March but the chicks used for meat decrease to 958.130 from 1.083.310 in the previous month. Compared to the corresponding month of 2012, the chicks used for laying recorded an increase of 25% and the chicks used for meat recorded a decrease of 12%%.


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