Published On: Mon, Apr 15th, 2013

Report: Poultry Production in Turkey, February 2013




The Turkish Statistical Institute has published a report about poultry in Turkey. The sector has taken some big steps in last decades and is equipped with update technology. White meat consumption in the country is not satisfactory yet, as Turks often prefer to eat red meat. The report about the performance of the industry is below;

Hen egg production was 1.3 billion units

Hen egg production decreased 7.7% in February when compared to the previous month and increased 11.2% when compared to the same month of the previous year.

Number of slaughtered chicken was 81 million units and number of slaughtered turkey was 233 thousand units.



Number of slaughtered chicken decreased 6.8% in February when compared to the previous month and increased 6.8% when compared to same month of the previous year. Number of slaughtered turkey decreased 20.5% when compared to the previous month and decreased 22.9% when compared to the same month of the previous year.

Chicken meat production was 127 927 tonnes, turkey meat production was 2 083 tonnes

Chicken meat production decreased 9.3% in February when compared to the previous month and increased 3.0% when compared to same month of the previous years. Turkey meat production decreased 30.0% when compared to the previous month and decreased 28.0% when compared to the same month of the previous year.

15.04.2013
SOURCE: TUIK

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