ATHENS, Ga. — United States egg production totaled 8.98 billion during May 2022, down 3 percent from last year. Production included 7.65 billion table eggs, and 1.33 billion hatching eggs, of which 1.23 billion were broiler-type and 94.3 million were egg-type. The average number of layers during May 2022 totaled 366 million, down 5 percent from last year. May egg production per 100 layers was 2,453 eggs, up 2 percent from May 2021.
Total layers in the United States on June 1, 2022 totaled 365 million, down 5 percent from last year. The 365 million layers consisted of 298 million layers producing table or market type eggs, 63.9 million layers producing broiler-type hatching eggs, and 3.48 million layers producing egg-type hatching eggs. Rate of lay per day on June 1, 2022, averaged 78.8 eggs per 100 layers, up 2 percent from June 1, 2021.
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