AG Census Finds 232,500 Egg Farms (But Keep Reading)

May 9, 2019

The newly released 2017 Census of Agriculture reports that 232,500 farms in the United States had an inventory of laying hens. But nearly 90 percent of these farms – 202,403 – held fewer than 50 …

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Industry Data Updated on UEP Website

May 9, 2019

The Facts and Stats page on UnitedEgg.com is now updated with the latest data from USDA Agriculture Marketing Services and the Egg Industry Center. The information is presented in graphs and charts, supported by additional …

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Chickens, turkeys and eggs contribute $441 billion to U.S. economy

January 6, 2017

A recently released updated economic study shows the U.S. poultry and egg industries continue to make quite a contribution to the United States economy– 1.6 million jobs, $96 billion in wages, $34 billion in government …

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