Top Broiler Producing States

In 2018 the United States produced 9,037,100,000 broilers weighing 56,791,100,000 pounds, liveweight 1/.

(000 Head) (000 Pounds)
STATE NUMBER LIVE-WEIGHT
Georgia 1,361,400 8,168,400
Arkansas 1,092,000 7,316,400
North Carolina 873,600 6,901,400
Alabama 1,123,700 6,801,400
Mississippi 748,800 4,711,100
Texas 653,500 4,247,800
Kentucky 303,300 1,971,500
Delaware 263,600 1,924,300
South Carolina 237,800 1,807,300
Maryland 289,400 1,736,400
Virginia 278,900 1,673,400
Missouri 293,100 1,465,500
Oklahoma 196,800 1,318,600
Pennsylvania 200,100 1,140,600
Tennessee 177,300 939,700
Ohio 107,900 561,100
Florida 65,400 385,900
Minnesota 59,100 360,500
West Virginia 83,300 316,500
Wisconsin 53,800 226,000
Other States2 573,300 3,435,500
Total3 9,037,100 56,791,100

1 December 1, 2017, through November 30, 2018.
2 CA, IL, IN, IA, LA, MI, NE, OR, and WA combined to avoid disclosing individual operations
3 Excludes States producing less than 500,000 broilers                                       May 2019

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