USDA April Egg Production Numbers Released

Egg production in Iowa during April 2014 was 1.25 billion eggs, down fractionally from last month, but up 1 percent from last year, according to the latest Chickens and Eggs release from USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
The total number of layers on hand during April was 54.2 million, unchanged from last month and up 2 percent from the 53.2 million in April last year. Eggs per 100 layers for the month of April were 2,298; down fractionally from last month, and down 1 percent from 2,325 last year.