Turkey's poultry output declines in first quarter
The country produced 528,968 tons of chicken meat this January-March, down 3.5 percent year-on-year, TÜİK said.
Turkey's hen egg production fell 3.9 percent on a yearly basis to 4.9 billion units in the first three months of this year, data showed.
The number of chickens slaughtered was down 7 percent compared with the same quarter of last year, reaching 289 million units, TÜİK said.
The country's turkey meat production decreased by 24.3 percent in the January-March period compared with the same period of the last year to 10,615 tons.