Latest Figures: Monthly Production of Eggs for Hatching and Use of the Poultry Chicks, Jan 2010–Apr 2011
The number of eggs for hatching placed in incubation in April, reached 59.550 eggs for laying and 1.359.400 eggs for meat. Compared to the previous month, the eggs for laying recorded a decrease of 6% and the eggs for meat recorded a decrease of 20%. Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, the eggs placed in incubation for laying recorded a decrease of 57%, and also the eggs for meat recorded a decrease of 10%.
The chicks used for laying in July, decreased to 7.310 compared to 39.440 in March and the chicks used for meat decreased to 1.066.100 from 1.207.480 in the previous month. Compared to the corresponding month of 2010, the chicks used for laying recorded a significant decrease of 80% and the chicks used for meat recorded a decrease of 10%.
PRODUCTION OF EGGS
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