Broiler-type chicks placed for meat production eased 1 percent, according to NASS. Broiler growers placed 165 million chicks for meat production during the week ending Dec. 21. Cumulative placements from Dec. 30, 2012, through Dec. 21, 2013, gained 1 percent to total 8.35 billion placements.
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