WI Egg Production is doing “egg-cellent”

Wisconsin egg production during May 2019 was 185 million eggs, up 8 percent from last month and up 2 percent from last year, according to the latest Chickens and Eggs report from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

The average number of all layers on hand during May 2019 was 7.08 million, down 1 percent from last month and down 6 percent from last year. Eggs per 100 layers for May were 2,607, up 9 percent from last month and up 8 percent from last year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

US Chickens and Eggs

United States egg production totaled 9.56 billion during May 2019, up 3 percent from last year. Production included 8.35 billion table eggs, and 1.21 billion hatching eggs, of which 1.12 billion were broiler-type and 90.9 million were egg-type. The average number of layers during May 2019 totaled 398 million, up 2 percent from last year. May egg production per 100 layers was 2,404 eggs, up 2 percent from May 2018.

All layers in the United States on June 1, 2019 totaled 395 million, up 1 percent from last year. The 395 million layers consisted of 332 million layers producing table or market type eggs, 59.9 million layers producing broiler-type hatching eggs, and 3.46 million layers producing egg-type hatching eggs. Rate of lay per day on June 1, 2019, averaged 77.9 eggs per 100 layers, up 2 percent from June 1, 2018.

Egg-type chicks hatched during May 2019 totaled 60.8 million, up 2 percent from May 2018. Eggs in incubators totaled 51.6 million on June 1, 2019, up 3 percent from a year ago.

Domestic placements of egg-type pullet chicks for future hatchery supply flocks by leading breeders totaled 215 thousand during May 2019, up 16 percent from May 2018.

Broiler-type chicks hatched during May 2019 totaled 856 million, up 2 percent from May 2018. Eggs in incubators totaled 703 million on June 1, 2019, up 1 percent from a year ago.