10 Largest Egg Producing Countries In The World

World commercial egg production is setting record-breaking trends, and ten countries top the list for producing this breakfast time and anytime essential. In 2011, among the top 10 egg-producing countries, five countries supplied about 55% of the world's egg needs to the tune of a total of about 64 million metric tons. The current trends in egg production point to developing countries being the biggest suppliers for years to come. The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has stated that, by 2015, egg production will have reached 70.4 million metric tons. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 largest egg producing countries in the world.

A rapid increase in population and per capita income has led to a rising consumption of poultry eggs. This paved the way for increased opportunities in the market for egg poultry breeding enterprises. During the early days, most of the egg production came from farm flocks of hens. But with the improvement in technology and the development of sophisticated equipment, there was a change from small farm flocks to larger commercial operations. U.S. is the second-largest egg producer in the world. In fact, meat and poultry industries constitute major parts of the U.S agriculture? You might like to read our list of 10 largest cattle producing states in the US.

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