Egg Industry News and Commentary

  —  Aug 18

 
USDA Projections for 2017 and 2018 Egg Production

    

The USDA Economic Research Service issued an updated August 15th record of egg production in 2016, an update for 2017 and a forecast for 2017.

Values are compared to 2015 which was impacted by the Spring outbreak of HPAI in the upper-Midwest.

 

 

Parameter

2015 (actual)

2016 (actual)

2017 (forecast)

2018 (Projection) ’17-‘18

EGGS

 

 

 

 

Production (m. dozen)

     6,938*

7,435

7,568

    7,765             +1.3%

Consumption (eggs per capita)

         256*

          275

           276

       278             +0.7%

 

New York price (c/doz.)

         182*

            86

             87

         90              +3.5%

 

Source: Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook – August 15th 2016

*Impacted by Spring 2015 HPAI outbreaks. Consumption in 2014, 267 eggs per capita

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