Eggs Up Over Last Month

Wisconsin egg production during May was 191 million eggs, up 5 percent from April, according to the latest Chickens and Eggs report from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

But it’s down 2 percent from a year ago.

The average number of all layers on hand during May was 7.57 million, down 1 percent from both April and last May. Eggs per 100 layers for May were 2,518, up 6 percent from last month but down 2 percent from May 2020.

Meanwhile, U.S. egg production is up 3 percent from last year totaling 9.38 billion during May.

The average number of layers during May totaled 385 million, down slightly from last year. May egg production per 100 layers was 2,435 eggs, up 3 percent from the year before. Total layers in the U.S. on June 1 totaled 383 million, down 1 percent from last year.