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.