Wisconsin Egg Production Down

Wisconsin egg production during August was down 6 percent from July at 171 million eggs. It’s also down 11 percent from last year, according to the latest report from USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

The average number of all layers on hand during August was roughly 6.7 million, down 5 percent from last month and
down 13 percent from the same month last year. Eggs per 100 layers for August were 2,554, down 1 percent from last month but up 2 percent from last August.

Meanwhile, total U.S. egg production was up slightly from last year at nearly 9.4 billion.

The average number of layers during August totaled 385 million, up 1 percent from last year. August egg production per 100 layers was 2,442 eggs, down slightly from August 2020. Total layers in the U.S. as of Sept. 1 totaled 385 million, up slightly from last year.