ATHENS, Ga. — United States egg production totaled 9.03 billion during September 2020, down 2 percent from last year. Production included 7.81 billion table eggs, and 1.22 billion hatching eggs, of which 1.14 billion were broiler-type and 81.0 million were egg-type. The average number of layers during September 2020 totaled 384 million, down 3 percent from last year. September egg production per 100 layers was 2,354 eggs, up 1 percent from September 2019.
Total layers in the United States on October 1, 2020 totaled 385 million, down 3 percent from last year. The 385 million layers consisted of 321 million layers producing table or market type eggs, 60.8 million layers producing broiler-type hatching eggs, and 3.12 million layers producing egg-type hatching eggs. Rate of lay per day on October 1, 2020, averaged 78.9 eggs per 100 layers, up 2 percent from October 1, 2019.
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