WATTAgNet and Egg Industry recently published the annual Top Companies report, detailing the largest egg producers in the U.S.

Data set available for purchase

In addition to information published in the Top Companies database and magazine issue, there is also a spreadsheet available for purchase that lists the 68 leading U.S. egg producers measured by number of laying hens over a five-year span from 2013-2018. It also includes headquarters addresses, phone numbers and websites. This data is available for $99.

This valuable resource allows users to sort, filter and analyze the data as needed. Five years worth of data are included in one, easy-to-use format.

Annual Egg Industry Top Companies survey

The Egg Industry 2019 Top Companies survey identified more than 60 egg producers whose flocks totaled 337.88 million hens housed on December 31, 2018. This is based on information submitted by companies surveyed and estimates by WATT's editorial team.


As part of the 2019 Egg Industry magazine Top Egg Companies Survey, U.S. egg producers predicted that more than 40 percent of hens will be raised in cage-free housing by 2025.

WATTAgNet Top Companies database

For more Top Companies insights, access the WATTAgNet Top Poultry Companies database to look up individual company profiles, sort by region or product type. WATT Global Media has collected poultry production and processing data on more than 1,000 poultry producers from around the world. This data includes company headquarters, the company's production of poultry and other products, types of poultry produced and other key company information.

The WATTAgNet Top Feed Companies database offers production data of more than 200 compound feed manufacturers worldwide. The Top Feed Companies database allows users to delve into the Top Feed Companies by volume.