10/12/2017 - Tomorrow (Fri. Oct. 13th) is World Egg Day. The first World Egg Day was held in 1996.
In Iowa egg farmers lead the nation in egg production caring for nearly 60 million laying hens producing nearly 15 billion eggs per year.
Iowa’s egg industry contributes about two billion dollars in total sales and provides around 8-thousand jobs.
The five largest egg producing states, Iowa, Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and California, represent about 50 percent of all U-S layers.