Eggs

Arkansas egg production is up since October.

Egg production in Arkansas totaled 298 million eggs during October 2019, up 3 percent from the previous month but down slightly from October 2018.

The number of layers during October 2019 averaged 14.4 million, down slightly from the previous month and down slightly from this time last year. Egg production per 100 layers averaged 2,064 eggs, up 3 percent from the previous month but down slightly from a year ago.

United States egg production totaled 9.61 billion during October 2019, up 3 percent from last year. The average number of layers during October 2019 totaled 397 million, up 1 percent from last year. October egg production per 100 layers was 2,422 eggs, up 1 percent from October 2018.

Broiler-type chicks hatched in Arkansas during October 2019 totaled 81.7 million, down 5 percent from October 2018. Broiler-type chicks hatched in United States during October 2019 totaled 815 million, up 3 percent from October 2018.

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