Farming Statistics

UK Chick & Poult Placings - Commercial Broilers Chicks UK

These figures show the number of chicks and poults placed in the UK
Updated on: 27/03/2014
Unit: Millions of Chicks

Month

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

January
90.14
90.55
86.79
83.47
83.60
77.63
79.14
February
72.07
72.31
69.91
69.07
67.50
63.09
63.13
March
N/A
73.52
70.66
68.41
67.80
63.68
63.13
April
N/A
89.70
86.93
87.24
85.90
79.64
79.89
May
N/A
73.86
71.72
69.87
68.80
63.75
66.57
June
N/A
73.52
72.06
70.21
69.10
64.88
64.45
July
N/A
92.37
89.43
87.14
86.50
82.41
81.06
August
N/A
72.38
71.55
69.29
69.50
68.55
64.26
September
N/A
73.25
72.20
71.06
68.87
67.08
64.80
October
N/A
90.56
89.76
87.62
86.99
84.47
81.06
November
N/A
68.57
65.75
63.60
65.09
60.94
56.89
December
N/A
72.30
71.62
69.45
84.30
67.68
63.40
TOTAL
N/A
943.30
918.36
896.43
904.06
843.79
827.78
(a) Includes female breeder poults, but male breeder poults are excluded
(b) 1993 and 1994 parent and grandparent stock, excluding imports 1995 to date - only parent stock, including imports
Excludes 'by-product' chicks which are included in commercial broilers