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Poultry and egg statistics, February 2015

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Released: 2015-04-28

Egg production increased 0.1% in February from the same month a year earlier to 56.0 million dozen.

Placements of hatchery chicks on farms were down 6.2% to 56.5 million birds in March compared with the same month a year earlier.

Stocks of frozen poultry meat in cold storage on April 1 were up 3.6% from the same date a year earlier to 60 402 tonnes.

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Poultry and egg statistics are available for Canada and the provinces.

Data on poultry and egg production for February are now available. Data on the placements of hatchery chicks and turkey poults for March are now available. Data on stocks of frozen eggs and poultry meats as well as edible dried egg products for April are also available.

These data are subject to revision.

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