Farm Facts: Eggs


Whether you like them whipped into a fluffy meringue, used in a hearty quiche or scrambled the old-fashioned way, eggs are a year-round staple. North Carolina’s egg industry is vital to the state’s agriculture industry, ranking No. 7 in the list of top 10 commodities. See more interesting facts:

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N.C. Egg Facts

North Carolina has approximately 9 million hens that lay 7.5 million eggs per day. That’s about one chicken per person in the state.

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