United States egg production totaled 9.16 billion during June 2019, up 2 percent from last year. Production included 7.99 billion table eggs, and 1.17 billion hatching eggs, of which 1.09 billion were broiler-type and 85.8 million were egg-type. The average number of layers during June 2019 totaled 392 million, up slightly from last year. June egg production per 100 layers was 2,334 eggs, up 2 percent from June 2018, according to USDA’s Chickens and Eggs report.

All layers in the United States on July 1, 2019 totaled 390 million, down slightly from last year. The 390 million layers consisted of 327 million layers producing table or market type eggs, 59.3 million layers producing broiler-type hatching eggs, and 3.40 million layers producing egg-type hatching eggs. Rate of lay per day on July 1, 2019, averaged 77.7 eggs per 100 layers, up 2 percent from July 1, 2018.

Broiler-type chicks hatched during June 2019 totaled 832 million, up 1 percent from June 2018. Eggs in incubators totaled 692 million on July 1, 2019, up slightly from a year ago.

Leading breeders placed 8.72 million broiler-type pullet chicks for future domestic hatchery supply flocks during June 2019, up 5 percent from June 2018.

Total frozen poultry supplies on June 30, 2019 were up 4 percent from the previous month but down 5 percent from a year ago. Total stocks of chicken were up slightly from the previous month but down 6 percent from last year. Total pounds of turkey in freezers were up 9 percent from last month but down 4 percent from June 30, 2018, according to USDA’s Cold Storage report.