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Chicken meat production increased by 13.4%

Chicken meat production increased by 13.4% in June compared to the same month of the previous year and reached 219 thousand 493 tons. Chicken egg production increased by 2% to 1.53 billion units.

Turkish Statistical Institute announced the poultry production data for June.

Accordingly, 219 thousand 493 tons of chicken meat was produced in June. Production increased by 13.4% compared to the same month of the previous year and increased by 9.8% on a monthly basis.

In Turkey, 1 billion 528 million 58 thousand chicken eggs were produced in June, an annual increase of 2% and a monthly decrease of 3.9% were recorded.

122 million 212 thousand chickens were slaughtered in June. The number of slaughtered chickens increased by 13.3% compared to June 2021.

In this period, turkey meat production increased by 11.7% on an annual basis and rose to 5 thousand 16 tons.

In the January-June period, the number of slaughtered chickens increased by 12.8%, turkey and chicken meat production increased by 10% and chicken egg production increased by 0.2% compared to the same period of the previous year.

Source: Trthaber / Translated by Irem Yildiz

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