Processors urge consumers to eat more chicken as part of a healthy lifestyle.
|Annual Broiler Forecasts|
|Production (millions lb.)||31,266||32,240||32,749||34,063||35,128||36,275|
|Per capita consumption (retail lb.)||76.6||80.5||81.6||84.3||86.5||88.2|
|Exports (millions lb.)||5,555||4,807||4,920||4,768||4,969||5,110|
|*Per capita meat consumption data are revised, incorporating a new population series from the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis based on the 2000 Census.|
Source: World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates and Supporting Materials
Published in Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook, http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/ldp/