The 2022 Top U.S. egg producing companies have been published by WATTPoultry. The top 40 companies have been listed, and it has been found that the total number of laying hens in the U.S. has remained unchanged from the end of 2020. Despite the transition from cages to cage-free, the U.S. layer population has not decreased.

According to the 2021 Top Egg Company Survey, the 67 largest U.S. egg producers had 344.72 million hens housed on December 31, 2021. The top 10 largest U.S. egg producers are responsible for 52.6% of total U.S. table egg production, and over 70% of U.S. eggs are produced by the top 20 U.S. egg producers.

RankCompanyNumber of hens (millions)
1Cal-Maine Foods46,78
2Rose Acre Farms27,59
3Hillandale Farms20
4Versova Holdings LLP19,95
5Daybreak Foods14,48
6Michael Foods11,91
7Center Fresh Group11,5
8MPS Egg Farms11,1
9Prairie Star Farms9,3
10Gemperle Family Farms8,6
11Opal Foods8,39
12Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch8,3
13Weaver Brothers8
14Sauder’s Eggs6,6
15Rembrandt Enterprises6,25
16Kreider Farms6,1
17Hickman’s Egg Ranch6
18Mid-States Specialty Eggs6
19Hidden Villa Ranch5,5
20Sparboe Farms5,48
21Fremont Farms of Iowa5,3
22S&R Egg Farm4,78
23Wabash Valley Produce4,7
24ISE America4,56
25Sunrise Farms Inc.4,5
26Cooper Farms4,33
27Minnich Poultry3,94
28Ritewood/Oakdell Egg Farms3,68
29Konos Inc.3,4
30Creighton Brothers3,2
31Forsman Farms3,1
32Esbenshade Farms2,8
33Berne Hi-Way Hatchery Inc.2,4
34Sunrise AcresEgg Farms2,38
35Central Valley Eggs2,3
36Giroux’s Poultry Farm2,3
37Pearl Valley Eggs2,23
38Kreher’s Eggs2,2
39Hamilton Eggs LLC2
40Schipper Eggs LLC1,82
Top 40 Egg Producing Companies

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