Va. egg production = 1B deviled eggs annually

Virginia farmers produce enough eggs to make 1B deviled eggs or 232M omelets annually

Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia farmers produce enough eggs to make more than 1 billion deviled eggs annually.

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said Wednesday that the state's farmers produce 696 million eggs a year. That's also enough to make 232 million three-egg omelets or 87 million pound cakes.

Each laying bird produces 280 to 320 eggs a year.

The department says cash receipts from eggs totaled $89 million in 2012. That makes eggs the 10th highest agricultural commodity in Virginia.

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