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Chicken and Egg Farming Statistics

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Chicken Egg Farming StatisticsData
Number of eggs produced annually in the U.S.75,000,000,000
Number of egg laying chickens in the U.S.280,000,000
Average number of eggs laid per chicken each year275
Annual Number of Chickens Slaughtered by StateNumberTotal WeightAverage Chicken Weight
Georgia1,238,9967,028,0225.7
Alabama1,003,8305,646,5935.6
Arkansas887,5085,323,3756
North Carolina736,9275,548,6457.5
Mississippi708,8584,326,4546.1
Texas614,3193,629,6295.9
Missouri438,7102,094,2184.8
Virginia317,0291,738,4935.4
United States Total8,503,75050,357,7575.92
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Top 10 Egg Producing StatesNumber of Egg Laying Chickens
Iowa53,044,000
Ohio27,869,000
Indiana26,491,000
Pennsylvania24,244,000
California16,261,000
Texas14,786,000
Michigan12,646,000
Minnesota9,982,000
Nebraska9,318,000
Georgia9,210,000
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: United States Poultry Organization
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 1, 2016

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