The United States Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service has has released the Poultry - Production and Value, 2011 Summary
Value of Production and Sales Up 3 Percent
The combined value of production from broilers, eggs, turkeys, and the value of sales from chickens in 2011 was $35.6 billion, up 3 percent from $34.7 billion in 2010. Of the combined total, 65 percent was from broilers, 21 percent from eggs, 14 percent from turkeys, and less than 1 percent from chickens.
The value of broilers produced during 2011 was $23.2 billion, down 2 percent from 2010. The total number of broilers produced in 2011 was 8.61 billion, down slightly from 2010. The total amount of live weight broilers produced in
2011 was 49.7 billion pounds, up 1 percent from 2010.
The value of turkeys produced during 2011 was $4.99 billion, up 14 percent from the $4.37 billion the previous year. Turkey production in 2011 totaled
7.32 billion pounds, up 3 percent from the 7.11 billion pounds produced in 2010.
The value of sales from chickens (excluding broilers) in 2011 was $81.3 million, up 11 percent from $73.1 million a year ago. The number of chickens sold in 2011 totaled 181 million, up 4 percent from the total sold during the previous year.
Value of all egg production in 2011 was $7.37 billion, up 13 percent from
$6.53 billion in 2010. Egg production totaled 91.9 billion eggs, up slightly percent from 91.5 billion eggs produced in 2010.
USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service