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Pennsylvania Egg Production Down Slightly from 2019
Pennsylvania Ag Connection - 11/24/2020

Pennsylvania egg production totaled 781.4 million during October 2020, down 0.1 percent from last year. Production included 752.0 million table eggs, and 29.4 million hatching eggs.

The total number of layers during October 2020 averaged about 30.4 million, up slightly 0.3 percent from last year. October egg production per 100 layers was 2,572 eggs, down slightly 0.3 percent from October 2019.

United States egg production totaled 9.50 billion during October 2020, down 2% from last year. Production included 8.24 billion table eggs, and 1.25 billion hatching eggs, of which 1.17 billion were broiler-type and 79.8 million were egg-type. The average number of layers during October 2020 totaled 386 million, down 3% from last year. October egg production per 100 layers was 2,459 eggs, up 1% from October 2019.

Total layers in the United States on November 1, 2020 totaled 388 million, down 3% from last year. The 388 million layers consisted of 324 million layers producing table or market type eggs, 60.5 million layers producing broiler-type hatching eggs, and 3.14 million layers producing egg-type hatching eggs. Rate of lay per day on November 1, 2020, averaged 79.7 eggs per 100 layers, up 1% from November 1, 2019.

Egg-type chicks hatched during October 2020 totaled 50.6 million, down 3% from October 2019. Eggs in incubators totaled 44.6 million on November 1, 2020, down 7% from a year ago.

Domestic placements of egg-type pullet chicks for future hatchery supply flocks by leading breeders totaled 197,000 during October 2020, down 1% from October 2019.

Broiler-type chicks hatched during October 2020 totaled 805 million, down 1% from October 2019. Eggs in incubators totaled 660 million on November 1, 2020, down 3% from a year ago.


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