Broiler growers in the 19 state weekly program placed 171 million chicks for meat production during the week ending Aug. 21. Placements were up 3% from the comparable week a year earlier. Cumulative placements from Jan. 3 through August 21 were 5.62 billion, up 1% from the same period a year earlier.
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