Egg production up 2.0% in 2018

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Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English

Enlarge picture WIESBADEN – Roughly 12.3 billion eggs were produced in Germany in 2018. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was a 2.0% increase on the previous year. The above quantity of eggs was produced by holdings each with at least 3,000 places for laying hens.
Just under 7.8 billion eggs (63.2% of total production) were produced by hens kept in barns which means that floor management continues to be the prevailing form of hen keeping in Germany.
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