Egg Production Up in August

Hens

Egg production in Iowa during July 2014 was 1.28 billion eggs, up 3 percent from last month, and up 3 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 July was 53.9 million, down 1 percent from last month, but up 2 percent from the 53.1 million last year. Eggs per 100 layers for the month of July were 2,375, up 3 percent from last month, and up 1 percent from 2,343 last year.

 

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