United States egg production totaled 8.60 billion during February 2021, down 4 percent from last year. Production included 7.44 billion table eggs, and 1.16 billion hatching eggs, of which 1.08 billion were broiler-type and 76.9 million were eggtype. The average number of layers during February 2021 totaled 394 million, down 1 percent from last year. February egg production per 100 layers was 2,183 eggs, down 3 percent from February 2020. Total layers in the United States on March 1, 2021 totaled 394 million, down slightly from last year. The 394 million layers consisted of 327 million layers producing table or market type eggs, 63.4 million layers producing broiler-type hatching eggs, and 3.30 million layers producing egg-type hatching eggs. Rate of lay per day on March 1, 2021, averaged 77.8 eggs per 100 layers, up slightly from March 1, 2020.
Click here to view the complete report ckpress0321