Wisconsin Egg Production Falls

Wisconsin egg production during September was 163 million eggs, down 5 percent from last month and down 10 percent from last year, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service latest report.

The average number of all layers on hand during September was roughly 6.7 million, down slightly from last month and down 12 percent from the same month last year. Eggs per 100 layers for September were 2,441, down 4 percent from last month but up 2 percent from last September.

Meanwhile, U.S. egg production totaled nearly 9.2 billion during September, up 1 percent from last year. Production included more than 7.9 billion table eggs and more than 1.2 billion hatching eggs.

The average number of layers in the U.S. during September totaled 386 million, up slightly from last year. September egg production per 100 layers was 2,379 eggs, up 1 percent from September 2020.