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Egg output up by 6.42% during 2016-17

20 Feb 2017

India's total egg production has increased from 27.33 Billion during 2015-16 (Rainy) to 29.09 Billion during 2016-17 (Rainy) registering a growth 6.42%.

NEW DELHI: India's total egg production has increased from  27.33 Billion during 2015-16 (Rainy) to 29.09 Billion during 2016-17 (Rainy) registering a growth 6.42%.

As against the targeted production of 87.05 Billions of eggs during 2016-17, the total estimated production in two seasons, summer and rainy, is 55.11 Billion showing an achievement of 63.31%.

The production of egg is largely contributed by commercial poultry farms with nearly 75.75% and remaining production is from household/backyard poultry.

The first five highest eggs producing States are Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana , West Bengal & Haryana during the Rainy Season.   


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