Top Broiler Producing States

In 2010 the United States produced 8,625,200,000 broilers (8.625 billion) weighing 49,162,100,000 pounds(49.162 billion pounds).

(Billions of Pounds)
STATE NUMBER LIVEWEIGHT
Georgia 1,313,500 6,882,700
Arkansas 1,043,500 5,937,500
Alabama 1,033,400 5,787,000
North Carolina 766,500 5,419,200
Mississippi 807,800 4,766,000
Texas 653,500 3,646,500
Kentucky 309,900 1,673,500
Delaware 235,000 1,630,900
South Carolina 241,000 1,556,900
Maryland 300,500 1,433,400
Oklahoma 225,000 1,503,000
Virginia 250,400 1,292,100
Tennessee 193,100 986,700
Pennsylvania 149,300 839,100
Ohio 60,000 376,800
West Virginia 87,600 346,000
Florida 51,700 314,300
Minnesota 42,100 231,100
Wisconsin 46,900 199,300
Other States2 814,500 4,340,100
Total3 8,625,200 49,162,100

1 December 1, 2009, through November 30, 2010
2 CA, IN, IA, LA, MI, MO, NE, NY, OR, & WA combined to avoid disclosing individual operations
3 Excludes States producing less than 500,000 broilers

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