United States Ag Production
The forecast for 2021 red meat and poultry production is lowered from last month on lower pork, broiler, and turkey forecasts. The beef production forecast is unchanged as higher slaughter is offset by lower expected carcass weights.
Pork production is reduced on lower expected second-half commercial hog slaughter. Broiler and turkey production are lowered on the pace of production in the second quarter. However, the forecasts for the remainder of the year are unchanged.
The egg production forecast is lowered from last month on recent production and flock data