Turkey’s hen egg production rises in April

ANKARA

Hen egg output in Turkey rose 2.5% on a yearly basis to 1.6 billion units in April, the country’s statistical authority TurkStat reported on Thursday.

The country’s chicken meat production fell 6.5% to reach 179,039 tons during the same period.

Turkey’s meat production also fell 23.7% year-on-year in the month.

Over the same period, the number of slaughtered chickens and turkey slipped 8.1% and 20.9%, respectively.

The statistical authority will release next the poultry production report on July 12.

Source: AA