Farming Statistics

UK Chick & Poult Placings - Commercial Layers 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
3.41
2.91
3.01
3.45
2.89
2.96
2.80
February
2.78
2.40
2.81
2.52
2.62
2.62
2.76
March
N/A
2.47
2.50
2.18
2.98
2.34
2.55
April
N/A
3.49
3.78
2.89
3.81
3.10
3.09
May
N/A
2.61
2.60
2.74
2.64
2.42
2.00
June
N/A
2.92
2.90
3.06
2.81
3.08
2.65
July
N/A
3.17
3.54
2.97
3.33
3.35
3.32
August
N/A
2.37
2.43
2.26
2.73
2.38
2.40
September
N/A
2.47
2.59
2.49
2.46
2.84
2.02
October
N/A
3.76
3.33
2.95
2.68
3.37
2.90
November
N/A
2.93
2.64
2.67
2.74
2.58
2.43
December
N/A
2.29
2.59
2.01
2.80
2.88
2.17
TOTAL
N/A
33.82
34.73
32.19
34.49
33.93
31.08
(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