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Layers and egg production
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Layers & egg production
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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began with 1972/1973
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Ceased with: 1980/1981
Numbering Peculiarities:
Report year ends Nov. 30.
General Note:
Title varies slightly.
General Note:
"Pou 2-4."

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Annual Revisions 1972-1973, by Months
In this issue:
Layers
Potential Layers
Rate of Lay
Egg Production


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Egg production in the year ending November 30, 1973 totaled 66,551 million
eggs, according to the Crop Reporting Board. The 1973 production was 5 percent be-
low the 69,879 million eggs produced in 1972.
Layer numbers during 1973 averaged 293 million, down 5 percent from the 307
million average of 1972. The annual average production per layer on hand in 1973
was 227 eggs, unchanged from 1972.
Potential layers (hens and pullets of laying age plus pullets 3 months old and
older not of laying age) on hand December 1, 1973 totaled 349 million, 1 percent be-
low a year earlier. Of the 349 million birds, 85 percent were of laying age and
15 percent were pullets 3 months old or older not of laying age.
Egg production: Number of layers, eggs per 100 layers, and
production, by months, United States, 1972 and 1973
Average numbers of : Eggs per : Total egg
Month : Layers : 100 layers i/ : production
1972 : 1973 : 1972 : 1973 : 1972 : 1973
: Thousands Number Million eggs
December/ : 321,228 301,364 1,880 1,890 6,038 5,696
January : 320,742 300,099 1,896 1,901 6,080 5,706
February : 317,776 298,222 1,799 1,742 5,717 5,196
March : 313,725 297,112 1,962 1,948 6,154 5,788
April : 308,149 294,944 1,916 1,915 5,905 5,649
May : 302,665 290,151 1,975 1,991 5,977 5,777
June : 299,873 285,682 1,900 1,908 5,699 5,451
July : 299,433 283,289 1,944 1,941 5,822 5,500
August : 299,957 285,984 1,920 1,908 5,759 5,458
September : 300,362 289,839 1,837 1,836 5,519 5,321
October : 301,585 292,652 1,887 1,899 5,692 5,558
November : 302,134 295,277 1,826 1,846 5,517 5,451
During year : 307,307 292,848 22,739 22,725 69,879 66,551
I/ Total egg production divided by average number of layers on hand.
2/ December preceding year.


UNITED STATES DEPARTS
STATISTICAL REPORTING SERVICE
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Egg production Annual average number of layers, eggs per layer
and total egg production, 1972-1973 1/

Average number of layers E: s per layers 2 Total egg production
State
1912 1973 1972 1973 : 1972 : 1973
Thousands Number Million eggs

Alabama 12,532 12,743 228 224 2,852 2,853
Alaska 34 34 206 206 7 7
Arizona 778 741 211 208 164 154
Arkansas 16,519 15,977 230 231 3,795 3,695
California 39,201 35,147 221 219 8,652 7,680
Colorado 1,393 1,412 213 225 297 317
Connecticut 4,028 4,126 229 226 924 932
Delaware 611 590 213 217 130 128
Florida 12,075 11,760 235 239 2,840 2,806
Georgia 24,754 24,769 221 223 5,465 5,534

Hawaii 952 987 214 211 204 208
Idaho 738 844 226 233 167 197
Illinois 7,804 7,278 228 229 1,778 1,664
Indiana 12,865 11,857 236 234 3,036 2,770
Iowa 9,983 9,497 230 223 2,295 2,122
Kansas 3,087 2,938 233 229 718 673
Kentucky 2,457 2,328 219 221 537 515
Louisiana 3,282 3,051 227 218 744 665
Maine 6,083 6,328 237 245 1,443 1,549
Maryland 1,478 1,468 226 223 334 327

Massachusetts 2,297 2,281 233 229 535 522
Michigan 6,621 6,613 230 233 1,523 1,539
Minnesota 10,917 10,444 237 236 2,564 2,465
Mississippi 10,239 8,793 223 225 2.281 1,981
Missouri 6,661 6,024 221 224 1,473 1,347
Montana 942 926 230 232 217 215
Nebraska 3,762 3,673 216 211 813 775
Nevada 17 19 176 211 3 4
New Hampshire 1,316 1,347 238 238 313 320
New Jersey 3,495 3,414 213 221 746 756

New Mexico 1,031 940 227 221 234 208
New York 9,903 8,916 229 230 2,271 2,052
North Carolina 15,172 14,094 226 228 3,433 3,213
North Dakota 760 723 201 212 153 153
Ohio 10,158 8,901 229 231 2,324 2,060
Oklahoma 2,330 2,117 215 211 502 446
Oregon 2,337 2,314 237 231 554 535
Pennsylvania 15,081 15,183 239 236 3,599 3,576
Rhode Island 250 223 228 233 57 52
South Carolina 5,757 5,615 240 235 1,381 1,319

South Dakota 3.673 3,551 222 221 814 785
Tennessee 4,844 4,700 230 231 1,113 1,088
Texas 12,115 11,310 222 221 2.685 2,496
Utah 1,326 1,334 222 229 295 306
Vermont 545 649 235 231 128 150
Virginia 3,661 3,518 225 224 825 789
Washington 4,353 4,593 238 231 1,035 1,063
West Virginia 1.136 1.043 230 232 261 242
Wisconsin 5,806 5,574 226 227 1,313 1,267
Wyoming 148 141 216 220 32 31

United States 307,307 292,848 227 227 69,879 66,551


I/ Annual estimates cover the period December 1 previous year through November 30.
2/ Total egg production divided by average number of layers on hand.


LAYERS | EGG PRODUCTION, February 1974


Crop Reporting Board, SRS, USDA





Hens and pullets


of laying age and potential layers, by regions, specified data,
March 1, 1972 December'1, 1973


: : East : West : : : Alaska :
Date : North : North : North South south West : and : United
SAtlanti Central : Central :Atlatic Central: Hawaii : States
Hens and pullets of laying age
Thousands


March 1, 1972
June 1, 1972
September 1, 1972
December 1, 1972

March 1, 1973
June 1, 1973
September 1, 1973
December 1, 1973


43,116
42,341
42,733
43,306

43,514
42,153
41,662
41,981


44,009
43,207
41,934
42,443

41,431
39,595
39,197
39,247


40,711
38,024
37,215
38,057

37,663
35,825
35,907
37,022


66,240
62,792
63,320
65,016

63,903
61,461
61,776
65,113


65,214
62,869
62,314
63,725

61,899
60,393
59,732
61,108


55,189
50,778
51,266
48,513

47,324
47,561
49,221
50,895


979
999
983
986

1,035
1,040
1,021
1,012


315,458
301,010
299,765
302,046

296,769
288,028
288,516
296,378


Pullets 3 months old and older not
Thousands


of laying age


March 1, 1972
June 1, 1972
September 1, 1972
December 1, 1972

March 1, 1973
June 1, 1973
September 1, 1973
December 1, 1973


5,200
5,800
6,400
5,346

5,100
5,700
6,300
6,629


5,900
6,690
7,980
5,763

5,500
6,750
7,500
6,106


3,900
5,440
11,100
4,784

4,250
5,200
11,200
5,148


10,600
12,800
14,650
12,921

10,900
13,000
15,700
13,224


10,900
11,720
14,850
12,624

10,150
12,400
15,700
13,594


6,200
7,500
8,200
7,201

8,000
7,700
8,900
7,711


42,880
50,100
63,300
48,834

44,100
50,900
65,450
52,550


Potential layers I/
Thousands


March 1, 1972
June 1, 1972
September 1, 1972
December 1, 1972

March 1, 1973
June 1, 1973
September 1, 1973
December 1, 1973


48,316
48,141
49,133
48,652

48,614
47,853
47,962
48,610


49,909
49,897
49,914
48,206

46,931
46,345
46,697
45,353


44,611
43,464
48,315
42,841

41,913
41,025
47,107
42,170


76,840
75,592
77,970
77,937

74,803
74,461
77,476
78,337


76,114
74,589
77,164
76,349

72,049
72,793
75,432
74,702


61,389
58,278
59,466
55,714

55,324
55,261
58,121
58,606


1,159
1,149
1,103
1,181

1,235
1,190
1,171
1,150


358,338
351,110
363,065
350,880

340,869
338,928
353,966
348,928


1/ Hens and pullets of laying age plus pullets 3 months old and older not of laying age.


LAYERS & EGG PRODUCTION, February 1974


Crop Reporting Board, SRS, USDA





Layers: Average number on hand during the month, 1972


.LPaLe


Alabama
Arkansas
California
Connecticut
Florida
Genrgia
1 lnoT I
Indiana
lovw
Kansa

Kentucky
Louis ana
M.a I ne
tMssachusetrts
MiLhi gan
Sli:nesot a
M!ssisalppi
Misaouri
Nebraska


New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee

Texas
Virginia
Washington
Wisconsin

Other 17 States 2/

United States


December 1/: January February


See footnotes


at end of table.


LAYERS & EGG PRODUCTION, February 1974


March


Thousands


April


13,234
16. 07
42,253
4,168
12,965
26,366
8,093
13,273
10,682
3,360

2,563
3,344
6.021
2,246
6,765
11,524
10,497
6,962
4,020

3,778
10,052
15,632
10,375
2,424
2,192
15,918
6,185
3,920
4,955

12,651
3,867
4,363
6,081

13,692

321,228


13,263
17,228
42,040
4,106
12,695
26,233
8,069
13,334
10,628
3,340

2,512
3,340
6,050
2,243
6,784
11,635
10,426
7,060
4,039

3,609
9,977
15,647
10,425
2,412
2,255
15,875
6,182
3,873
4,953

12,701
3,883
4,209
6,016

13,700

320,742


12,965
17,133
41,830
4,024
12,409
25,753
8,027
13,037
10,522
3,190

2,448
3,269
5,958
2.,184
6,783
11,680
10,428
6,955
4.018

3,516
9,977
15,608
10,485
2,400
2,421
15,675
5,949
3,858
4,903

12,604
3,837
4,312
5,923

13,695

317,776


12,546
16.783
41,204
3,963
12,294
25,228
7,987
12,940
10,259
3,140

2,423
3,273
5,895
2,171
6,748
11,535
10,397
6,920
3,935

3,446
10,051
15,375
10,468
2,367
2,443
15,400
5,771
3,806
4,900

12,525
3,6bS
4,369
5.833

13,645

313.725


12,132
16,615
39,769
3,963
12,153
24,398
7,867
12,939
9,952
3,075

2,399
3,328
5.953
2,235
6,747
11,230
10,490
6,850
3,778

3,358
10,026
14.915
10,245
2,287
2,310
15,125
5,771
3.746
4,850

12,573
3,512
4,279
5,804

13,475

308,149


11.613
16,283
38,362
3.962
11,873
23.855
7,866
12,874
9,751
2,965

2,387
3,.307
6,072
2,294
6,646
10,948
10,533
6.675
3,613

3,308
9,925
14,869
10,074
2,251
2,292
14,826
5,712
3,687
4.805

12,325
3,394
4,279
5,775

13,264

302,665


Crop Reporting Board, SRS, USDA





Layers: Average number on hand during the month, 1972


State June July Augpust


Alabama
Arkansas
California
Connecticut
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas

Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Nebraska

New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee

Texas
Virginia
Washington
Wisconsin

Other 17
States 2/

United States


11,538
16,199
37,974
3,923
11,683
23,561
7,787
12,874
9,654
2,935

2,375
3,223
6,129
2,294
6,464
10,566
10,393
6,535
3,580

3,258
9,924
15,088
10,024
2,273
2,357
14,710
5,513
3,583
4,808

11,978
3,420
4,365
5,746

13,139


299,873


11,920
16,116
37,974
3,962
11,638
23,586
7,630
12,874
9,557
2,925

2,387
3,199
6,128
2,339
6,349
10,305
10,197
6,525
3,623

3,387
10,073
15,201
9,923
2,296
2,334
14,753
5,400
3,522
4,738

11,710
3,545
4,428
5,689

13,200


299,433


12,268
15,953
38,164
3,980
11,677
24,030
7,546
12,760
9,509
3,005

2,434
3,221
6,188
2,366
6,381
10,367
10,046
6,480
3,643

3,569
10,071
15,199
9,824
2,295
2,311
14,635
5,427
3,495
4,685

11,467
3,620
4,367
5,632

13,342


299,957


SeptemnhPr
Thousands
12,701
16,113
37,970
3,940
11,677
24,373
7,538
12,735
9,604
3,050

2,483
3,230
6,126
2,352
6,508
10,314
9,995
6,435
3,593

3,588
9,747
15,009
9,872
2,318
2,334
14 ,576
5,591
3,465
4,750

11,335
3,680
4,337
5,631

13,392


300,362


October November


13,105
16,516
37,022
4,098
11,763
24,719
7,613
12,505
9,797
3,035

2,532
3,286
6,152
2,409
6,637
10,312
9,889
6,330
3,613

3,590
9,477
14,784
10,069
2,328
2,392
14,663
5,756
3,483
4,850

11,607
3,701
4,411
5,716

13,425


301,585


13,098
16,487
35,852
4,243
12,077
24,946
7,625
12,239
9,885
3,025

2,539
3,366
6,326
2,431
6,639
10,582
9,579
6,200
3,687

3,536
9,535
14,735
10,117
2,304
2,404
14,820
5,822
3,633
4,929

11,909
3,790
4,519
5,824

13,431


302,134


1/ December preceding year.
2/ States estimates not available.


LAYERS & EGG PRODUCTION, February 1974


Continued


Crop Reporting Board, SRS, USDA






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Si:ornia
Connecticut
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Indiana
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United states


13, 11 1
I' ,l,'
.. ,-'*.. f
4, 31'.
12,277


7,511
12, 117
9, 1)75


2, 514
3, J 2'1
6, 31 "'
2,411
6,'29
10,38)4
9,161h
6, 35r)
3,704
3,464

9, 9
14,761
n10,016
2,2090
2,345

15,rJ91
5,'130
3,70"
4,817
11,644

3,865
4,609
5,1110

13,.'.'i6

3',1,36,-


1 5, 7


4, 35r,
l l'0 '

IS.i'3y

7,422
11, 7 '.'.

2,990

2,519
3.252
6, 37Q
2,421
6,782
r1.695
9,095
6,465
3,075
3,447

9,524
14,627
9,965
2,222
2,341

15,5
5, 400
3,675
4, 893
11,356

3,8n51
4,572
5,865

13,4010

3r'n,099


12,hJ'
15, '8;i

4, 311.
12,r 6e.4

24,77(i
7.34 1
12, 100
9,923
3,025

2,42f)
3,276(
6, 342(
2,3." 3
6,757
10,4. n
9,265
6,410
3,63A
3.446

9,359
14,758
9,716
2,176
2,373

15,780
5,660
3,663
4,785
11,388

3,728
4,511
5,748

13,419

24R,222


1 L, rl
1",17'
,1-.7..J
,111
11,867


7,274
12,13 )
9,823


2.370
3,237
6, 25 q
2.312
6,002
10,439
9,112
6,3 0f
3,(70
3,463

9,2'1n
14,761
9,325
2,130
2,326

13,690

3,613
4,539
11,527

3,676
4,574.


13,444

297,112


12,i7 3
,133


11,7,

24,446
7,4e):

9,7:5
a>,uSU

2, 310
3,089
6,191
2,27Q
6, 64
10, 4 5o
6,15

3,.55
3,463

9,265
14,499
9,00n
2,098
2,325

13,5-3

3,555
4,589
11,644

3.960
4,537
.,,.j7u

13,450

294,.944


12,713
16,133
34,574
4.,240
11,29(.

24,117
7,300
11.550
9,434
9.3ou

2.276
2, 60
6,208
2.261
6,623
10,425
P,771
5,665
3,6-38
3,411

9,014
14.,217
8,816
2,077
2.348


15,097
5,730
3,443
4,545
11,473

3,451
4,556
>,*"3>


13,38Q

290,151


'nv footnotes at end of table.


LA !.', &6 i'(f. PR'.OiPCTIn;, February 1974


Crop Raporting Board, SRS. L'SDA





Layers: Average number on hand during the month, 1973 Continued
1973


State June July August : September: October November

Thousands

Alabama 12,292 12,050 12,309 12,759 13,000 13,100
Arkansas 16,376 16,290 15,801 15,580 16,664 15,656
California 34,050 34,210 35,212 36,082 36,443 36,816
Connecticut 4,100 3,938 3,968 3,888 3,908 3,972
Florida : 11,178 11,239 11,520 11,786 11,964 12,163
Georgia 23,924 23,837 24,381 24,990 25,674 26,357
Illinois 7,200 7,150 7,200 7,225 7,175 7,125
Indiana 11,550 11,675 11,900 11,925 11,800 11,750
Iowa 9,244 9,105 9,103 9,047 9,189 9,368
Kansas 2,930 2,905 2,880 2,860 2,840 2,850

Kentucky 2,152 2,114 2,165 2,223 2,340 2,470
Louisiana 2,859 2.836 2,904 2,934 2,949 2,999
Maine 6,253 6,210 6,349 6,462 6,470 6,429
Massachusetts 2,219 2,207 2,217 2,208 2,220 2,235
Michigan 6,508 6,487 6,491 6,500 6,433 6,278
Minnesota 10,340 10,255 10,255 10,290 10,400 10,500
Mississippi 8,479 8,378 8,449 8,522 8,602 8,702
Missouri 5,603 5,685 5,771 5,928 5,975 5,951
Nebraska 3,590 3,575 3,603 3,683 3,750 3,850
New Jersey 3,326 3,358 3,373 3,371 3,421 3,421

New York 8,674 8,310 8,250 8,450 8,550 8,733
North Carolina 13,694 13,221 13,337 13,506 13,752 13,994
Ohio 8,552 7,997 7,900 8,335 8,578 8,614
Oklahoma 2,054 2,030 2,060 2,101 2,101 2,090
Oregon 2,335 2,323 2,266 2,230 2,250 2,305
Pennsylvania 14,705 14,663 14,968 15,078 15,013 15,016
South Carolina 5,640 5,490 5.390 5,490 5,570 5.685
South Dakota 3,418 3,468 3,468 3,485 3,523 3,586
Tennessee 4,431 4,542 4,768 4,862 4,837 4,788
Texas 11,205 11,027 11,027 11,113 11,138 11,175

Virginia 3,407 3,330 3,269 3,324 3,393 3,405
Washington 4,675 4,627 4,574 4,576 4,605 4,695
Wisconsin 5,380 5,407 5,433 5,478 5,550 5,479

Other 17 States : 13,339 13,350 13,423 13,548 13,625 13,702

United States 285,682 283,289 285,984 289,839 292,652 295,277


j/ December preceding year.
2/ State estimates not available.


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F : p y.r.L, lad p' 1111_ Iy.1v -. by !ujrtAi..b, 147.


i.ear L e r / :k J.Mfr. h -raurry 0 -I : Apri: ay

'A fUbt- r

A i L .' ... : 1,' 1,. 7 1 ,8 J1.i 1 ,9 t 1,950 1 ,' 4
Arkansa : 1,us ,, 91U1 1,79M 1,947 1,90t 13,972
*.al i I.rf.ia 1,I j 1 ,7 '5 1 '( 1,869 1,885
. 'IInt- I : : 1, -. 1)9 1,871 1,969 1 ,675 1,962
S..rid. : 1,<-." 1, 9)69 1,8b'. 2,-1-m 1, 4. 7 2,U:.'4
. TrO titu 1,83. 1,"- 7 ,91t 1.8b.- 1,679
I. lr i : 1,&, 1,879 1,78.b IY2 1, 11 1,996
1i.Li.L. : ,913 1,92.' 1 ,839 1 1,9e 2,06bb
i .- t : ,1',# 1,9-.7 1,827 2,L,,,L 1,99r 2,u77
.:. ..- 1 'I7 1,910 1 ,8-. 2, 1A 2,.I'- 2,108

Kentucky 1,7 1 1,767 1,72t 1 1 1 ,'44- 2,003
Lauisian : 1,8bb 1,903 1,83t 2,0J.L. 1,9 ] 1, 962
SMaine, 4 .7 1 9()- 1, ,K '9'I 1, i5t 2,049
Massahusetts : I,9. 1,975 1,847' l1, e 1, ,b? l,I 6
MI .ig.n : 1,91 1,907 1,784 1,92: 1 ,89< 2,000
MY:Ie-.... : 2,024 2,040 1,850 2,000 1,989 2,052
Missisippi 1,826 1,814 1,699 1, 54 1,830 1,922
Mi,.,our : 1,783 1,845 1,795 1,9-43 1,95L' 2, OLI
\L..L,,i ,k., l: 1,b4 1,77j 1,737 1,97 1, 98 2,015
New J.rT : 1,727 1,792 1,673 1,8 8 1,857 1,865

New YIrk : 1,88. 1,91b 1,821 1,962 1,89t 1 ,93
North Cdr i i : : ,-i.I 1,916 1,792 1,93- It75 1,947
Ohio 1: ,91 1,928 1,795 1,950 1,965 2,049
Okl ah .r- : 1,789 1,72' 1,685 1,950 1,944 1,953
Oregon 1,972 1,978 1,871 2,049 2,004 2,077
Pennsv 1'.ani : 2,003 2,037 1,902 2,03.* 1,992 2,040
South Carolina 1,990 1,981 1,833 2,015 1,974 2,043
South Dait.1 : 1,832 1,857 1,731 1,93- 1,956 2,055
Trnnesse : 1,795 1,8.8 1,792 1,969 1,9'] 2,080
Texas : 1,789 1,851 1,795 1,947 1,890 1,947
Virginia 1,916 1,903 1,784 1,913 1,845 1,934
WashingtOn 1,916 1,996 1,91-.. 2,034 1,950 2,006
Wisconsin 1,934 1,938 1,824 1,981 1,926 1,978

Other 17 S&aes / : 1,835 1,869 1,775 1,925 1,869 1,941

United States 1,880 1,896 1,799 1,962 1,916 1,975


See fo.,tnotes at end of table.


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EGGS: Number laid per 100 layers by months, 1972


State June July August September : October November

Number
Alabama 1,890 1,919 1,885 1,806 1,857 1,791
Arkansas 1,899 1,962 1,938 1,866 1,965 1,902
California 1,812 1,888 1,885 1,800 1,826 1,752
Connecticut 1,905 1,953 1,922 1,869 1,891 1,839
Florida 1,953 2,003 1,953 1,890 2,003 1,932
Georgia 1,827 1,900 1,897 1,803 1,823 1,764
Illinois 1,938 1,978 1,938 1,878 1,891 1,833
Indiana 2,007 2,065 2,037 1,947 1,996 1,902
Iowa 1,977 1,993 1,931 1,794 1,792 1,779
Kansas 1,992 1,987 1,950 1,860 1,907 1,833

Kentucky 1,875 1,879 1,829 1,734 1,767 1,713
Louisiana 1,899 1,950 1,891 1,815 1,829 1,743
Maine 1,995 2,062 2,009 1,941 2,031 1,953
Massachusetts 1,944 2,012 1,975 1,863 1,910 1,917
Michigan 1,941 1,975 1,969 1,911 1,950 1,851
Minnesota 1,977 1,993 1,931 1,872 1,978 1,965
Mississippi 1,869 1,934 1,928 1,842 1,903 1,872
Missouri 1,860 1,829 1,798 1,710 1,767 1,740
Nebraska 1,884 1,869 1,748 1,626 1,671 1,620
New Jersey 1,755 1,745 1,742 1,737 1,841 1,791

New York 1,890 1,969 1,959 1,875 1,931 1,887
North Carolina 1,893 1],900 1,872 1,833 1,913 1,845
Ohio 1,932 1,938 1,876 1,83'6 1,888 1,863
Oklahoma 1,821 1,798 1,789 1,746 1,773 1,698
Oregon 1,974 2,000 2,031 1,947 1,962 1,851
Pennsylvania 1,947 2,015 1,993 1,947 2,021 1,941
South Carolina 2,043 2,151 2,114 1,953 1,993 1,923
South Dakota 1,941 1,916 1,876 1,719 1,652 1,635
Tennessee 1,980 2,012 1,981 1,896 1,903 1,770
Texas 1,857 1,897 1,891 1,788 1,795 1,713
Virginia 1,884 1,919 1,882 1,800 1,885 1,863
Washington 1,977 2,062 2,043 1,953 2,018 1,893
Wisconsin 1,899 1,907 1,857 1,755 1,810 1,794

Other 17 States 2/ 1,872 1,919 1,888 1,794 1,829 1,767

United States 1,900 1,944 1,920 1,837 1,887 1,826


jj December preceding year.
V/ State estimates not available.


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: *' 1 j- .l I- .


Arkasa Ir k

S: 1, .. 1,-l ., ,I 1,471

r: ... I :.' 0
, I Irla i 1, 1 71,- 10o, 4, 1 9 5 1-'1.
. ,11 i 1,1c 1 1 4 2 l
! ,l ,, : 1, -" 1, -1 1 -. 1, 1, .-1'. I,l411'

1.. r ..- 1,-' 1, 7 I, 7 -"- ',Ul-*'

K. [uk l,' 1,7' 1*'4 2, ^-, 1,,4F
17is i a, 76"3 1, .b 1, 1 1,- 1' 1, 50
Maine ."'' -, 1 14
Massachusetts : 1, 5 1,'1 1, 1 1, 2,055
'Mi g 1,41: 1, l 1 1,I 1 2, 009
Minnesota .9*I1-4 2,9 I11 1. : 111.4 1, 5b..
Mi-.issippi 1,931 ln? 1,1- 1,'I 1 1, 46:
Missouri 1,:14 ,1 1,b' I, 1,' ,1b,0
\tlr.. k 1," 1,7-1 1, .,l 1 38
New JvrrL. 1,'-. 1 17 1,666 1 l,

*.,e. York 1, -l 1, 22 1, 1, 1, 4
North C-i)rL lina 1,9 'i 1, '40u 1,"',* 1, 1,
i.hin 1,1-.l 1, I, -' 2,000
Oklahoma 1,7-? 1,70'i 1,5 1,4 1, -, 1, P-'
i'rL-gon : 1,8- -. 1, '-b 1, 2,015 1, > l,,38
-rmu .l.'..:.i 2,1'0 1, .' i, 1, 71 2,065
'>ou -th C.troli : 1,I U 1,93. 1I,"'1 1 ,1 l, 2.074
Sou rh Diaol: 1,45 1,913 1,7 ,-- 1 ,006
IClnnfcsLc, : 1,A81 1, O 1,8778 1, 'b 2, I7 062
Texas 1,758 1,714 1,'10 1,913 1878 1,987

Virgin 19 1,-'43. 1,711 1, 1l 1,f L 1,938
lW shinton : 1,4 1736 rg, t. 1,qI 1; ,024
Wisconsin 1,876 1, '2 19,"9 1, '42 1,969

Other 17 catej 2 1,857 1,876 1,714 1,8 o 1,?S' 1,969

I united Si it.- 1,8 1,9i11 1,7.. 1948 1,11' 1,991


'L footnotes at end of i 1,.,


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Eggs: Number laid per 100 layers by months, 1973 Continued


State : June : July : August : September : October : November

Number

Alabama 1,839 1,876 1,866 1,812 1,903 1,824
Arkansas 1,944 1,993 1,962 1,845 1,931 1,890
California 1,848 1,860 1,832 1,794 1,854 1,794
Connecticut 1,845 1,876 1,885 1,839 1,891 1,800
Florida : 2,004 2,024 2,018 1,956 1,978 1,920
Georgia 1,839 1,900 1,848 1,761 1,854 1,803
Illinois 1,920 1,978 1,934 1,848 1,925 1,863
Indiana 1,929 1,953 1,953 1,935 1,984 1,920
Iowa 1,914 1,891 1,845 1,755 1,783 1,779
Kansas 1,968 1,975 1,857 1,799 1,783 1,731

Kentucky 1,914 1,891 1,851 1,773 1,795 1,767
Louisiana 1,863 1,841 1,810 1,773 1,789 1,740
Maine 2,091 2,161 2,102 1,992 2,089 2,043
Massachusetts : 1,914 1,882 1,891 1,863 1,916 1,842
Michigan 1,944 2,015 2,015 1,920 1,953 1,899
Minnesota 1,977 2,003 1,969 1,896 1,965 1,971
Mississippi 1,896 1,944 1,916 1,800 1,882 1,830
Missouri 1,845 1,876 1,869 1,779 1,860 1,815
Nebraska 1,839 1,783 1,659 1,599 1,652 1,620
New Jersey 1,914 1,956 1,879 1,815 1,903 1,689

New York 1,899 1,978 1,969 1,857 1,925 1,896
North Carolina 1,911 1,996 1,984 1,905 1,947 1,881
Ohio 1,932 1,990 1,965 1,872 1,903 1,845
Oklahoma 1,779 1,801 1,752 1,671 1,717 1,674
Oregon 1,875 1,953 1,944 1,863 1,934 1,926
Pennsylvania 1,974 1,981 1,934 1,893 1,990 1,926
South Carolina 2,010 2,068 2,012 1,920 1,993 1,926
South Dakota 1,908 1,934 1,851 1,701 1,717 1,674
Tennessee : 1,944 1,993 1,978 1,869 1,897 1,830
Texas : 1,917 1,891 1,838 1,800 1,888 1,848

Virginia : 1,848 1,888 1,835 1,770 1,866 1,887
Washington 1,917 1,984 1,990 1,872 1,931 1,920
Wisconsin : 1,875 1,900 1,916 1,839 1,876 1,815

Other 17 States 2/ : 1,902 1,934 1,900 1,815 1,860 1,794

United States 1,908 1,941 1,908 1,836 1,899 1,846

1/ December preceding year.
2/ State estimates not available.


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t.i' I'. -. Lt. r _/ : inJiT. r,' : J : : A ril : ay



Ali I1 1 ni : UV

A 1rida r s3 Jil -


>ir ..L ".' 1.) I 7 5 1 ".'


SlKansa 4 4..

K ntu 44 44 42 -
Louisiana : .' 64 bu f. 65 e-5
Maine : 1 1 [1 4 1 U l it. V
Massachusetts 4: 4 4.
Michi.an : I 12 I.. 13' 2 1 3
Minnesota :: 37 216 .i1 .. 3'
Mi s i sippi 1- 1 1: 7l 1 : 20-
M is .ouri : 1.. 13-i1 I s I 3 4
Nebraska 72 73
%Nw Jersey : b 65 59 64 t b2

New York I: 1 191 18- 14 1. Iw 2
North C.irolinj : 2--7 300 280 .-'7 2l 289
Ohio 1: 1" 201 188 :L-. 2'.'I '
Oklahoma 43 -2 40 -6 44 44
' region 43 45 4' Siu 46 8
Penn svylv I i.i 31 323 29b 31 1 L' 1 3112
South Carol in : 12 122 109 116 114 117
South Dakot.: 72 72 07 74 7 7b
Tennessee 8: 4 42 88 96 -t t, 10'
Texas 22':, 235 226 244 3i 24-

Virginia : 74 74 68 71 ?5 66
Washing t on : 8 8 83 89 83 6b
Wisconsin 118 117 108 116 112 11-

Other 17 State 2 :j 251 25b 243 2b) 252 257

United States 6,03R b,080 5,717 6, 154 5,.05 5,4'7

.et footnotes at end of table.


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Egg production: Number eggs produced, 1972, Continued


State June July : August : September October : November

Million eggs

Alabama : 218 229 231 229 243 235
Arkansas 308 316 309 301 325 314
California : 688 717 719 683 676 628
Connecticut : 75 77 76 74 77 78
Florida : 228 233 228 221 236 233
Georgia 430 448 456 439 451 440
Illinois 151 151 146 142 144 140
Indiana 258 266 260 248 250 233
Iowa : 191 190 184 172 176 176
Kansas : 58 58 59 57 58 55

Kentucky : 45 45 45 43 45 43
Louisiana : 61 62 61 59 60 59
Maine : 122 126 124 119 125 124
Massachusetts 45 47 47 44 46 47
Michigan : 125 125 126 124 129 123
Minnesota : 209 205 200 193 204 208
Mississippi : 194 197 194 184 188 179
Missouri 122 119 117 110 112 108
Nebraska : 67 68 64 58 60 60
New Jersey : 57 59 62 62 66 63

New York : 188 198 197 183 183 180
North Carolina : 286 289 285 275 283 272
Ohio : 194 192 184 178 190 188
Oklahoma : 41 41 41 40 41 39
Oregon : 47 47 47 45 47 44
Pennsylvania : 286 297 292 284 296 288
South Carolina : 113 116 115 109 115 112
South Dakota : 70 67 66 60 58 59
Tennessee : 95 95 93 90 92 87
Texas : 222 222 217 203 208 204

Virginia : 64 68 68 66 70 71
Washington : 86 91 89 85 89 86
Wisconsin : 109 108 105 99 103 104

Other 17 States 2/ : 246 253 252 240 246 237

United States : 5,699 5,822 5,759 5,519 5,692 5,517

1/ December preceding year.
2/ State estimates not available.


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J i'r,...~u hoi : .urj.t.-r I -, 1'riI erl '


ce er 1/: J.an..iry F'r!.ru.ir : March : April : av

I 1 l l !. .i ,': ..
lab a : .'- -'**' .' ?1 ', 4' > -,u
Arkansas ;: I' 2 'I 30c 3?7
.i,! !ornia : 636 '.5 1 ,. 3 24 660
1i1, t t : '4 La. 7. 4 R1 84
FHurtda 2'* -''I P. 23'1 236

I or. 1., : t,.i 471 .1 4'.'"1 474 470
Illinois : 143 14(, 129. 1-.2 114 145
Indiana : 2 34 22 21 it 234 2361
Iowa : PIJ1 195 17-, 1 7. 1 fi3 191
Kansas : 56 5' 55 63 61

.t nuc k, 44 4 42 .5 46
Louisiana : 5' 54 A 62 59 5
'!.L Int' : 12d 129 117 12 : 123 131
Massachusetts : 47 46 43 4'5 44 46
"'l i.l,, .n : 121 131 1 19 136 133 133

Minnesota 217 214. I1 210 204 212
*'ls:.iss ip;1 : 177 171 156 174 17?( 172
Hissouri : 115 121 112 1.; lio ilu
N.ebraska 63 66 63 '0 A" "1
::ew Jtrsev : 62 T 57 65 65 67

,'ew York : 183 133 161 I3 179 179
North Carolina 278 274 251 ?' 7 271 279
k.hio : 196 194 172 .. 177 176
.A lal rh :3 3.1 i5 -' 3 39
trc.o,.n : 44 46 44 47 45 46
Pennsylvania : 304 312 284 114 nt'7 312
South Carolina 114 112 96 1.' 112 119
:;ouLII Dakota : 08 71' 63 71 61 69
Tennessee : 39 91 iS 94 03 14
Texas : 25 195 184 221 219 228

Virginil: 76 74 64 "1 67 67
'..ash ing ton : .1 .9 78 :"i O 92
iscons in : 111 113 103 1 i. 13 107

Others 17 StaLes 2/ : 24') 251 23G ..,Q 2" 264

United States 5, h9 5,706 5,1% 5,i". 5,(,49 5,777

17 I ectii'rb.r preccdin," vear.
2/ State estl rates not available.


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Egg Production: Nunber Eggs Produced, 1973 Continued


State June July August Septenber : October : November


Alabama
Arkansas
California
Connecticut
Florida

Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas

Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Massachusetts
Michigan


Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Nebraska
New Jersey

New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon

Pennsylvania
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas

Virginia
Washington
Wisconsin

Other 17 States 1/

United States


Million
230
310
645
75
232

451
139
232
168
53

40
53
133
42
131


5,451


5,500


202
162
108
60
63

162
265
155
36
44

289
108
64
94
203

59
91
104

255

5,458


eggs
231
287
647
72
231


195
153
105
59
61

157
257
156
35
42

285
105
59
91


59
86
101

246

5,321


204
162
111
62
65

165
268
163
36
44

299
111
60
92
210

63
89
103

253

5,558


207
160
108
62
58

166
263
159
35
44

289
109
60
88
207

64
90
99

246

5,451


1/ State estimates not available.


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I .... '-.: '..c'-t r f l rr'. on hand i r--t dL, f onth ," : 1/


t.t ; T. I* ; .r-er I : Ianr 1 I t-tru.a I : **'arL. I April 1 : Mia I
""...., : !'.


Alabha
Alaska
Ar izona
Arkansas



aL'. aware
F l..-rida
L t1.rgia


Hawaii
Idaho
Illinoi s
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
%'ar, l anr

Massactusetts
Michigan
Minnes tj
t1iss15ssppI
Missouri
Montana
Nebrasva
Nevada
New Hampsh ire
New Jersey

New Mexico
'.w. York
North Carolina
North Lia ota
Ohio
Ok I ahoma
Orcgon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina

South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
U'tah
Vermont
Virginia.
'asliri ton
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyv cing

Other 17 States

United Stat R


1 '.26,
34

16,640
42, .; .

4,1 .'-
F. I

26,2nO


746
8, J35
13, "n
10,73'
3,310
2.5t 3
3,300
6,021
1,511

2,219
6,812
11,-* 4 .
10,060
6,794
995
4,042
16
1,312
3.855S

1,016
10,0"7
15,t.lt
830
10,350
2,4 0
2,236
15I88~C5
25b
6,105

3,964
4,85 5
12,700
1,312
455
3,83h
4,475
1,220
h,142
155


3/

S 321,n0j3


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AYI.RS 4 T.G(- PROniLCTION, February 1974


It ,97
42, '-J4

4,147

12,b34
26,.%2



8,150
13,469
10,628
3,410
2,563
3,388
6,020


2,272
6,717
11,5"9
10,388
7,130

3,998


3,701


10,027
15,647

10,400
2,412
2,147
15,9'.0



3,876
5,050
1?,602


3,895
4,251

b,019


13,700

3:1 ,3bh


13 17


42,U 4 r

4,0t64

12,55
25,931



7,987
13, 199
10,628
3,270
2,460
3,292
6,080


2,213
6,851
11,690
10,463,
6,990

4,080


3,516


9,927
15,64'

10,450
2,412
2, 362
15,800

6,018

3,870
4, 855
12,800


3,871
4,16(.

6,013


13,700

320,ORI


1. 13
30
1' 0

41 ,- C'
1,446
3,95i

12,2t. 3


949
-SO
8,06"
12,F5S
10,415
3,110
2,435
3,245
5,836
1,4s-

2,155
6, 14
11,669
10,392
6.920

3,955
16
1, 300
3,516

1,10
10,026
15,569
797
10,5:"0
2, 3IS


259





1,352

3. n 3
4,458
1, 14'1
5,813
149



315,58F


16, "-3
4L ,#"6

3,943

i2,324
24,884



7.90t
13,004

3, 1"0
2,411
3, 300
5.953


2,186
6,781
11,401
10,401
6,:20

3,915


3,375


10,0"6
15,180

10,415
2,345
2,406
15,250

5,742

3,766

12,642


3,566
4,279


5,833


13,600

311,Q76


S1 785


It.,44"
36,"49

i,9b2

11,982
.3,911



7,827
12,8"4
9,800
2,980
2,387
3,356
5,953


2,283
6,713
11,059
I10,578
6,780

3,640


3 ,341


9,975
14,649

10,074
2.228
2,214
15,000

5.79Q

3,726
4. 5,j
12.503


5,775


13,350

304,306


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Layers: Number of layers on hand first day of month, 1972
Continued

State June 1 : July 1 : August 1 : Septenber 1 : October 1 : November 1

Thousands

Alabama : 11,440 11,635 12,205 12,331 13,070 13,140
Alaska : 36 34
Arizona 730 737
Arkansas 16,118 16,279 15,953 15,953 16,272 16,760
California 37,974 37,974 37,974 38,354 37,586 36,458
Colorado 1,316 1,421
Connecticut 3,942 3,903 4,020 3,940 3,940 4,255
Delaware 618 614
Florida : 11,764 11,601 11,674 11,b79 11,675 11,850
Georgia 23,799 23,323 23,849 24,210 24,535 24,903

Hawaii 963 949
Idaho 700 734
Illinois : 7,905 7,668 7,591 7,500 7,575 7,650
Indiana 12,874 12,874 12,874 12,645 12,825 12,184
Iowa : 9,702 9,605 9,509 9,509 9,699 9,894
Kansas 2,950 2,920 2,930 3,080 3,020 3,050
Kentucky 2,387 2,363 2,410 2,458 2,507 2,557
Louisiana 3,258 3,187 3,210 3,231 3,228 3,344
Maine 6,191 6,067 6,188 6,188 6,064 6,240
Maryland 1,487 1,458

Massachusetts 2,305 2,282 2,396 2,335 2,368 2,449
Michigan 6,579 6,349 6,349 6,412 6,604 6,670
Minnesota 10,837 10,295 10,315 10,418 10,210 10,414
Mississippi 10,487 10,298 10,096 9,995 9,995 9,782
Missouri 6,570 6,500 6,550 6,410 6,460 6,200
Montana : 929 899
Nebraska 3,535 3,575 3,670 3,615 3,570 3,655
Nevada 18 18
New Hampshire 1,310 1,330
New Jersey 3,274 3,241 3,533 3,604 3,572 3,608

New Mexico 986 1,016
New York 9,874 9,973 10,172 9,969 9,524 9,429
North Carolina 15,088 15,088 15,314 15,084 14,933 14,634
North Dakota 733 718
Ohio 10,074 9,973 9,873 9,774 9,969 10,168
Oklahoma 2,273 2,273 2,318 2,272 2,363 2,292
Oregon 2,369 2,345 2,322 2,299 2,368 2,415
Pennsylvania 14,651 14,768 14,738 14,532 14,619 14,707
Rhode Island 254 236
South Carolina 5,625 5,400 5,400 5,454 5,727 5,784

South Dakota 3,647 3,518 3,525 3,465 3,465 3,500
Tennessee 4,760 4,855 4,620 4,750 4,750 4,950
Texas 12,146 11,810 11,609 11,324 11,346 11,867
Utah 1,338 1,311
Vermont 540 599
Virginia 3,331 3,510 3,579 3,661 3,698 3,704
Washington 4,279 4,450 4,406 4,328 4,346 4,475
West Virginia 1,080 1,160
Wisconsin 5,775 5,717 5,660 5,603 5,659 5,772
Wyoming 139 149

Other 17 States : 13,100 13,300 13,400 13,450

United States 301,010 298,719 300,132 299,765 300,942 302,210

1/ Individual State estimates are not available for periods blank.
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Arizona 710 680
Arkansas 16,214 16,538 16,041 15,560 15,600 15,728
California 34,200 33,900 34,521 35,902 36,261 36,624
Colorado 1,448 1,526
Connecticut 4,300 3,900 3,975 3,960 3,815 4,000
Delaware 565 605
Florida 11,173 11,182 11,294 11,746 11,825 12,102
Georgia 24,166 23,682 23,992 24,769 25,210 26,138

Hawaii 1,004 990
Idaho 882 900
Illinois 7,250 7,150 7,150 7,250 7,200 7,150
Indiana 11,600 11,500 11,850 11,950 11,900 11,700
Iowa 9,290 9,197 9,013 9,093 9,000 9,377
Kansas 2,930 2,930 2,880 2,880 2,840 2,840
Kentucky 2,241 2,062 2,165 2,165 2,280 2,400
Louisiana 2,917 2,800 2,871 2,936 2,932 2,965
Maine 6,320 6,185 6,235 6,463 6,460 6,480
Maryland 1,445 1,497

Massachusetts 2,253 2,185 2,228 2,205 2,210 2,230
Michigan 6,522 6,493 6,481 6,500 6,500 6,365
Minnesota 10,400 10,280 10,230 10,280 10,300 10,500
Mississippi 8,565 8,392 8,363 8,535 8,408 8,795
Missouri 5,520 5,685 5,685 5,856 6,000 5,950
Montana 950 917
Nebraska 3,590 3,590 3,560 3,645 3,720 3,780
Nevada 20 22
New Hampshire 1,334 1,340
New Jersey 3,359 3,292 3,424 3,321 3,421 3,421

New Mexico 929 910
New York 8,928 8,420 8,200 8,300 8,600 8,500
North Carolina 14,009 13,287 13,154 13,520 13,491 14,012
North Dakota 710 703
Ohio 8,816 8,287 7,707 8,092 8,578 8,578
Oklahoma 2,087 2,020 2,040 2,080 2,122 2,080
Oregon 2,336 2,333 2,312 2,220 2,240 2,260
Pennsylvania 14,789 14,621 14,705 15,230 14,925 15,100
Rhode Island 200 220
South Carolina 5,680 5,600 5,380 5,400 5,580 5,560

South Dakota 3,385 3,450 3,485 3,450 3,519 3,527
Tennessee 4,476 4,386 4,697 4,838 4,886 4,788
Texas 11,310 11,100 10,954 11,100 11,125 11,150
Utah 1,304 1,410
Vermont 670 623
Virginia 3,433 3,381 3,278 3,259 3,388 3,398
Washington 4,652 4,698 4,556 4,592 4,560 4,650
West Virginia 990 980
Wisconsin 5,407 5,353 5,460 5,405 5,550 5,450
Wyoming 130 142

Other 17 States 3/ 13,350 13,350 13,600 13,650

United States 288,028 283,229 283,336 288,516 291,046 294,248


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Number

Alabama : 63.2 62.7 61.0 60.5 59.8 59.9
Alaska : 56.8 52.7
Arizona 57.5 55.8
Arkansas 63.0 63.6 62.9 62.1 62.3 64.4
California 60.4 60.3 61.4 60.1 59.8 58.0
Colorado 60.4 57.9
Connecticut 63.5 63.5 62.5 61.5 63.0 59.0
Delaware 58.9 57.8
Florida : 65.7 64.5 64.7 61.3 64.7 64.5
Georgia 60.6 61.2 61.3 61.0 59.1 58.5

Hawaii 56.8 58.8
Idaho 64.0 60.0
Illinois : 64.3 64.8 62.8 62.2 62.9 59.1
Indiana : 66.9 66.8 66.4 65.0 64.8 64.0
Iowa : 67.0 65.0 63.5 61.0 58.5 57.0
Kansas 67.9 64.8 63.3 62.5 61.4 61.5
Kentucky 62.8 62.1 59.0 59.0 56.5 57.5
Louisiana 62.4 64.2 61.5 60.5 60.5 57.5
Maine 66.0 67.0 65.9 63.7 65.7 65.3
Maryland 64.2 60.7

Massachusetts 64.0 65.6 64.1 63.2 61.0 62.1
Michigan : 65.0 64.4 63.0 63.9 63.5 62.3
Minnesota 65.8 65.9 62.7 61.8 63.0 64.5
Mississippi 62.7 61.8 62.9 61.5 61.3 61.5
Missouri 64.0 60.0 58.0 58.0 56.0 58.0
Montana 66.1 63.1
Nebraska 63.7 61.8 58.8 53.9 54.4 53.3
Nevada 59.0 51.7
New Hampshire 64.7 64.6
New Jersey 59.8 57.1 55.4 57.0 58.8 60.0

New Mexico 65.7 59.4
New York 62.5 63.5 63.4 63.0 62.0 62.5
North Carolina 63.5 62.7 59.8 61.0 61.2 62.1
North Dakota 61.0 57.0
Ohio 65.4 63.4 61.6 59.3 61.0 60.7
Oklahoma 61.9 59.4 56.5 58.9 57.5 56.9
Oregon 67.5 64.0 65.0 66.0 63.8 62.7
Pennsylvania 64.5 65.2 64.7 63.9 65.8 64.6
Rhode Island 62.0 61.7
South Carolina 67.0 69.1 69.6 66.7 63.4 65.2

South Dakota 66.8 62.6 61.0 59.9 54.6 52.0
Tennessee 67.7 64.3 65.5 62.3 64.0 58.7
Texas 62.7 61.0 61.4 60.6 58.6 57.1
Utah 63.2 57.8
Vermont 65.5 64.0
Virginia 63.9 61.7 62.0 59.3 60.6 60.9
Washington 65.4 66.3 66.7 65.1 65.1 65.1
West Virginia 67.0 61.0
Wisconsin 63.5 63.0 60.0 59.8 57.2 59.6
Wyoming 65.0 58.0

Other 17 States 2/ 61.9 61.9 59.6 58.3

United States 63.6 63.1 62.4 61.4 61.1 60.6


1/ Individual State estimates are not available for periods blank.
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3/ Includes States for which State estimates are not available.


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Eggs: Number laid per 100 layers as of the first day of month, 1973 1/


State Decemberr 1 2/: January 1 I February 1 : March 1 I April 1 : Nay 1

Number
Alabama 59.5 60.9 60.7 63.2 62.3 63.3
Alaska 55.6 51.3
Arizon: 56.6 59,7
Arkansas 62.4 61.0 63.3 65.1 62.5 65.1
California 58.7 57.7 60.5 61.0 58.3 60.1
Colorado 55.9 57.A
Connecticut 63.5 62.5 62.6 60.6 63.5 64.5
Delaware 58.2 58.5
Florida : 64.3 64.9 64.5 64.7 67.1 67.4
Georgia 59.1 60.1 61.4 63.0 65.2 64.0

Hawaii : 57.5 58.9
Idaho 63.5 61.3
Illinois 63.0 59.6 62.3 62.2 64.0 64.3
Indiana 62.7 61.9 63.0 65.0 67.0 67.0
Iowa : 61.5 62.0 63.5 63.5 63.5 65.0
LKata 60.6 60.2 64.0 66.0 67.4 68.2
Kentucky : 56.7 55.0 60.0 62.0 65.0 65.6
Loutoiana 58.6 56.6 58.0 59.5 63.6 63.9
Maine : 64.8 64.4 65.9 66.1 65.4 66.9
Maryland 58.4 62.0

Massachuett : 65.6 60.3 63.1 62.5 62.8 66.1
Michigan 61.0 61.6 62.6 63.2 64.0 65.0
Minnesota 66.4 63.2 65.8 64.3 65.3 65.0
Mississippi 63.3 61.3 59.8 60.1 63.0 63.6
Missouri 58.0 59.0 61.5 63.5 65.0 64.0
Montana 61.0 63.2
Nebraska 54.6 55.1 60.5 61.0 62.5 62.5
Nevada : 30.3 50.8
New Hampshire 67.1 65.5
New Jersey 59.3 57.1 60.0 59.0 62.5 62.9

New Mexico 58.0 60.9
New York : 63.2 63.5 60.5 62.5 64.5 64.0
North Carolina 60.8 60.8 61.8 59.7 61.2 63.2
North Dakota 55.0 60.0
Ohio 63.4 62.8 62.5 64.2 65.8 64.9
Oklahoma 56.2 56.0 54.0 60.2 61.0 63.1
Oregon 60.6 61.5 65.5 65.5 64.5 64.0
Pennsylvania 64.8 65.0 64.4 64.2 64.9 66.7
Rhode Island 63.5 66.3
South Carolina 62.9 62., 62.0 5Q.1 65.3 67.2

South Dakota ; 57.0 62.0 61.3 62.0 65.0 65.0
Tennessee : 59.3 59.4 60.5 66.4 67.0 68.0
Texas : 57.0 56.3 54.3 61.0 62.3 62.9
Utah 58.1 63.1
Vermont 62.0 64.7
Virginia 63.3 64.1 60.7 61.5 62.0 64.0
Waahingtor 61.0 63.4 62.0 62.0 63.7 66.1
West Virginia 62.0 64.5
Wisconsin 60.0 61.0 63.4 64.4 65.0 63.5
Wyvoming 5.0 66.0

Other 17 qtataes 3/ 60.3 60.6 62.7 63.0

United States 62.8 60.8 61.8 62.7 63.4 64.2

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LAYERS & Er.. PRODUCTION, February 1974


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Alaska 59.4 58.0
Arizona 58.9 56.0
Arkansas 65.5 64.0 64.6 61.9 61.0 63.5
California 63.1 60.0 60.0 58.2 61.4 58.2
Colorado 62.6 62.6
Connecticut 63.0 60.0 61.0 60.5 62.0 60.0
Delaware 60.7 58.4
Florida 67.2 66.3 64.3 65.9 64.5 63.0
Georgia 61.6 60.9 61.6 57.5 59.9 59.7

Hawaii 55.9 60.0
Idaho 65.3 63.1
Illinois 64.3 63.7 63.8 61.0 62.1 62.0
Indiana 64.5 64.0 62.0 64.0 65.0 63.0
Iowa 65.5 62.0 60.0 59.0 58.0 57.0
Kansas 65.6 65,6 61.7 58.0 60.5 54.5
Kentucky 64.9 62.6 59.3 60.0 58.1 57.7
Louisiana 62.4 61.7 57.0 59.7 58.4 57.0
Maine 69.4 69.9 69.4 66.1 66.7 68.1
Maryland 62.1

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Michigan 64.5 65.0 65.0 65.0 63.0 63.0
Minnesota 66.0 65.8 63.4 63.6 62.8 63.9
Mississippi 62.9 63.5 61.9 61.6 60.4 60.9
Missouri 63.0 60.0 61.0 59.5 59.0 61.0
Montana 65.5 63.5
Nebraska 62.5 60.0 55.0 52.0 54.5 52.0
Nevada 63.8 50.0
New Hampshire 67.4 65.3
New Jersey 63.3 64.3 61.8 59.3 61.6 61.1

New Mewico 64.4 58.4
New York 64.0 62.5 65.0 62.0 61.7 62.4
North Carolina : 63.3 64.1 64.6 63.3 63.7 61.9
North Dakota 66.0 54.0
Ohio 64.1 64.6 63.8 63.0 61.8 61.0
Oklahoma 59.1 59.5 56.6 56.3 55.1 55.7
Oregon 61.0 64.0 62.0 63.4 60.7 64.0
Pennsylvania 66.5 65.1 62.6 62.2 64.0 64.3
Rhode Island 65.3 62.0
South Carolina 66.5 67.4 65.9 63.8 64.1 64.4

South Dakota 64.4 62.8 62.0 57.4 55.9 54.8
Tennessee 65.0 64.6 64.0 63.6 60.9 61.5
Texas 65.3 62.5 59.4 59.3 60.8 61.0
Utah 68.3 56.8
Vermont 63.5 63.0
Virginia 61.0 62.1 59.7 58.6 59.4 61.0
Washington 64.5 63.3 64.6 63.7 61.0 63.5
West Virginia 67.0 61.3
Wisconsin 63.5 61.5 61.0 62.5 60.0 61.0
Wyoming 67.0 61.0

Other 17 States 3/ : 62.8 61.9 60.3 59.6

United States 64.1 63.0 62.2 60.9 61.5 61.0

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