2013 Broiler Production Levels and Price

The average production level in 2013 was marginally higher than 2012.  The year opened with a production level similar to the close of 2012.  Levels stayed on trend, rising through the summer months then declining through the fall to year end.  Live price opened 3.8% lower versus the close of 2012, and continued to decline throughout 2013.

PERIOD DATES PRODUCTION LEVELS PRICE/kg ($)
115 Dec 30/12 – Feb 23/13 107% 1.7503
116 Feb 24 – Apr 20 111% 1.7323
117 Apr 21 – Jun 15 118% 1.7163
118 Jun 16 – Aug 10 118% 1.7063
119 Aug 11 – Oct 5 116% 1.7363
120 Oct 6 – Nov 30 110% 1.6693
121 Dec 1 – Jan 25/14 107% 1.6093
Average 2013 112.43% 1.7029
Average 2012 111.83% 1.6780