2.4 million tons of chicken meat was produced in Turkiye last year

Chicken meat production in Turkiye reached 2 million 417 thousand 995 tons in 2022 with an increase of 7.7% compared to the previous year.

Turkish Statistical Institute announced the poultry production data for December 2022.

Accordingly, 19 billion 808 million 539 thousand chicken eggs were produced last year. Production increased by 2.6% compared to the previous year.

Last year, 1 billion 347 million 727 thousand chickens were slaughtered in Turkiye. The number of slaughtered chickens increased by 8.4% compared to 2021.

Last year, 2 million 417 thousand 995 tons of chicken meat and 53 thousand 646 tons of turkey meat were produced. Chicken meat production increased by 7.7% compared to the previous year, and turkey meat production increased by 4.6%.

December data

Chicken egg production increased by 4.3% on an annual basis in December last year to 1 billion 745 million 979 thousand units.

The number of chickens slaughtered in December 2022 decreased by 5.1% to 109 million 862 thousand. Chicken meat production decreased to 201,123 tons in December 2022, with a decrease of 2.7% compared to the same period of the previous year.

Turkey meat production decreased by 19.4% in the same period and became 4 thousand 579 tons.

Source: Trthaber / Prepared by Irem Yildiz

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