ATHENS, Ga. — United States egg production totaled 9.29 billion during August 2020, down 2 percent from last year. Production included 8.03 billion table eggs, and 1.26 billion hatching eggs, of which 1.17 billion were broiler-type and 85.1 million were egg- type. The average number of layers during August 2020 totaled 380 million, down 3 percent from last year. August egg production per 100 layers was 2,445 eggs, up 1 percent from August 2019.
Total layers in the United States on September 1, 2020 totaled 382 million, down 3 percent from last year. The 382 million layers consisted of 317 million layers producing table or market type eggs, 60.8 million layers producing broiler-type hatching eggs, and 3.29 million layers producing egg-type hatching eggs. Rate of lay per day on September 1, 2020, averaged 77.9 eggs per 100 layers, up slightly from September 1, 2019.
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