MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin egg production during June 2022 was 134 million eggs, up 1 percent from last month but down 28 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 June 2022 was 5.29 million, up 4 percent from last month but down 29 percent from the same month last year. Eggs per 100 layers for June were 2,534, down 3 percent from last month but up 2 percent from last June.
United States Chickens & Eggs
United States egg production totaled 8.67 billion during June 2022, down 3 percent from last year. Production included 7.39 billion table eggs, and 1.28 billion hatching eggs, of which 1.19 billion were broiler-type and 89.4 million were egg-type. The average number of layers during June 2022 totaled 366 million, down 4 percent from last year. June egg production per 100 layers was 2,367 eggs, up 2 percent from June 2021.
Total layers in the United States on July 1, 2022, totaled 366 million, down 4 percent from last year. The 366 million layers consisted of 300 million layers producing table or market type eggs, 63.0 million layers producing broiler-type hatching eggs, and 3.51 million layers producing egg-type hatching eggs. Rate of lay per day on July 1, 2022, averaged 79.0 eggs per 100 layers, up 2 percent from July 1, 2021.
Egg-type chicks hatched during June 2022 totaled 56.8 million, up 5 percent from June 2021. Eggs in incubators totaled 45.4 million on July 1, 2022, down 12 percent from a year ago.
Domestic placements of egg-type pullet chicks for future hatchery supply flocks by leading breeders totaled 298 thousand during June 2022, up 3 percent from June 2021.
Broiler-type chicks hatched during June 2022 totaled 835 million, up 1 percent from June 2021. Eggs in incubators totaled 723 million on July 1, 2022, up 1 percent from a year ago.
— USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service