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Chicken Egg Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Chicken Egg Production Market Research Report | NAICS 11231 | Dec 2015

Sunny side up: Rising egg consumption from the health-conscious public will boost revenue

IBISWorld’s Chicken Egg Production market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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The Chicken Egg Production industry has benefited from campaigns advertising the health benefits of eggs. Increased demand from food manufacturers and the growing popularity of specialty and processed eggs have drive revenue growth. Despite this growth, profit margin has suffered from rising feed costs and regulations regarding animal welfare. Over the next five years, increases in eggs prices and consumption will drive modest revenue growth... purchase to read more

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There are three main production systems employed by US chicken egg farmers: cage production (battery chickens), cage-free or barn production, and free-range. Based on the United States Department of Agriculture's definitions, cage eggs are produced by hens housed in small cages inside a housing facility; barn or cage-free eggs come from hens raised outside cages but not necessarily outdoors; and free-range eggs are from hens that are cage-free and have access to the outdoors.

Table eggs produced by battery chickens

Table eggs produced by battery chickens make up about 78.8% of revenue in 2015. There are two predominant types of table eggs: white and brown... purchase to read more


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What is the Chicken Egg Production Industry?

This industry primarily raises chickens for egg production. The eggs produced may be sold for use as table eggs or hatching eggs.

Industry Products
Table eggs produced by battery chickens (white)Table eggs produced by battery chickens (brown)Hatching eggsSpecialty eggsTable eggs produced by free-range chickensOther products
Industry Activities
Producing chicken eggsProducing hens for egg-laying purposes

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