Wisconsin Chicken and Egg Production
Wisconsin egg production during June 2020 was 188 million eggs, down 4% from last month but up 1% 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 2020 was 7.77 million, up 2% from last month and up 6% from last year. Eggs per 100 layers for June were 2,417, down 5% from both last month and last year.
Layers on Hand and Eggs Produced – States and United States: During June 2019 and 2020
United States Chicken and Egg Production
United States egg production totaled 8.81 billion during June 2020, down 4% from last year. Production included 7.60 billion table eggs, and 1.21 billion hatching eggs, of which 1.13 billion were broiler-type and 80.2 million were egg-type. The average number of layers during June 2020 totaled 382 million, down 3% from last year. June egg production per 100 layers was 2,304 eggs, down 1% from June 2019.
Total layers in the United States on July 1, 2020 totaled 381 million, down 3% from last year. The 381 million layers consisted of 316 million layers producing table or market type eggs, 61.2 million layers producing broiler- type hatching eggs, and 3.28 million layers producing egg-type hatching eggs. Rate of lay per day on July 1, 2020, averaged 77.9 eggs per 100 layers, up slightly from July 1, 2019.
Egg-type chicks hatched during June 2020 totaled 54.9 million, up 6% from June 2019. Eggs in incubators totaled 46.3 million on July 1, 2020, down 3% from a year ago.
Domestic placements of egg-type pullet chicks for future hatchery supply flocks by leading breeders totaled 363 thousand during June 2020, up 34% from June 2019.
Broiler-type chicks hatched during June 2020 totaled 828 million, down 1% from June 2019. Eggs in incubators totaled 701 million on July 1, 2020, up 1% from a year ago.