Panama: Poultry Sector Figures in 2016

The Panamanian producers' association reports that last year 104 million chickens were slaughtered and total egg production amounted to 654 million.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Figures from the National Poultry Association of Panama (Anavip) indicate an increase not only in poultry production but also in consumption. According to the National Poultry Activity Performance Index 2016, "... per capita chicken meat consumption stood at 90 lbs (41 kg), increasing by 3 lbs per person between 2015 and last year." 

Laestrella.com.pa reports that "...In the analyzed period, the breeding bird population reached 1,711,151 units, the fattening population 18,928,592 units and the egg layers 3,182,856 units, according to figures from the Ministry of Agricultural Development (MIDA), disseminated by Anavip.

"... In 2016, 104 million chickens were slaughtered, which is an increase of 5 million compared to the 2015 statistics, when 99 million chickens were slaughtered. Last year, egg production was 645 million units, 32 million more than in the previous year, when 613 million units were produced."


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October 2016

The union of poultry farmers reported an increase of 8% in the first ten months of the year compared to the same period in 2015.

The National Association of Poultry Farmers of Panama (ANAVIP) recorded an increase in consumption of poultry meat in the country, of up to 87 pounds per person at the end of 2015. The ANAVIP figures also show increased egg consumption, which at the end of 2015 stood at 154 per person, 17 units more than in the previous year.

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In the first half the year slaughter went up by 6% compared to the same period in 2014, and the industry expects to end 2015 with an annual increase of 8%.

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Nicaragua: Poultry Sector Consolidation

August 2015

Nicaraguan poultry farmers estimate that 2015 will close with a total production of 290 million pounds of meat and 600 million eggs.

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Panama: Poultry Production Up 14.5%

August 2014

In the first six months of the year the production of poultry meat amounted to 71.8 million kilos, about 10.4 million more than in the same period in 2013.

Figures from the General Comptroller of the Republic of Panama reported a 14.5% increase in the production of chicken meat in the first half of 2014.

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