Volume 78 | September 30, 2019
NASS: WI Eggs Up From 2018
Wisconsin egg production during August 2019 was 183 million eggs, virtually unchanged from last month but
up 2 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 August 2019 was 6.97 million, virtually unchanged from last month but down 3 percent from last year. Eggs per 100 layers for August were 2,624, up 1 percent from last month and up 5 percent from last year.

United States egg production totaled 9.45 billion during August 2019, up 2 percent from last year. Production included 8.25 billion table eggs, and 1.20 billion hatching eggs, of which 1.12 billion were broiler-type and 82.8 million were egg-type. The average number of layers during August 2019 totaled 392 million, up slightly from last year. August egg production per 100 layers was 2,413 eggs, up 1 percent from August 2018.

WI-Origin Tags Available Online!
NEW IN 2019: All individual WLIC members will receive 10% off their tag orders placed through the WLIC online store!

The WLIC online store gives producers several options for purchasing the WI-Origin™ tags, including choice of style, color, and price. Other preferences include a selection of both RFID (radio frequency identification), or non-RFID tags.

WLIC is competitively priced and all proceeds will be used to fund our programs and services!
Visit us at World Dairy Expo!

WLIC is booth: EH4430

We hope to see you there!
In the News
WI Collared Deer are Legal to Harvest During Fall Hunting Season
During the 2019 hunting season, hunters may spot deer that are equipped with radio collars. Collared deer are part of a mortality study in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and are legal to hunt with a standard Wisconsin hunting license and tags.
Which Drink is Best for Hydration? Hint: It Isn't Water
Sure, you can always reach for a glass of water -- but plain H20 isn't the most hydrating beverage around,  according to a study from Scotland's St. Andrews University  that compared the hydration responses of several different drinks.
FMD Remains a Threat to North American Livestock
Foot-and-mouth disease virus  and the disease it causes have been intensively studied for decades. Although we know a great deal about the virus and vaccines used to prevent foot-and-mouth disease, it remains endemic across large parts of Africa, South America, the Middle East and Asia, and is a  constant threat  to North America.
Thanks to our Gold Members
Thanks to our Silver Members
Thanks to our Bronze Members
Thanks to our Corporate Plus Members
AgCountry Farm Credit Services
Cooperative Network
DeWitt, LLP
Johnsonville Sausage LLC
Merry-Water Farms
Milwaukee Stockyards LLC
National Dairy Herd Improvement Association
Semex USA
Wisconsin Cattlemen's Association
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation
Wisconsin Pork Association
Wisconsin State Fair
Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association
WLIC | Toll-Free: 888-808-1910 | Fax: 608-848-4702 | [email protected] | www.wiid.org