USDA Iowa chicken and eggs report

Farm Forum

Egg production in Iowa for during January 2014 was 1.25 billion eggs, down 1 percent 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 January was 53.8 million, down fractionally from last month, but up 2 percent from the 52.8 million in January, 2013. Eggs per 100 layers for the month of January were 2,331 down slightly from last month, and down 1 percent from 2,348 last year.