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: 29/08/2014
Unit: Millions of Chicks

Month

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

January
90.20
90.55
86.79
83.47
83.60
77.63
79.14
February
72.30
72.31
69.91
69.07
67.50
63.09
63.13
March
72.40
73.52
70.66
68.41
67.80
63.68
63.13
April
91.20
89.70
86.93
87.24
85.90
79.64
79.89
May
72.60
73.86
71.72
69.87
68.80
63.75
66.57
June
75.00
73.52
72.06
70.21
69.10
64.88
64.45
July
91.10
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