Egg Industry

Nova Scotia’s 2016 Egg Industry at a Glance:

Total egg production in Nova Scotia is approximately 20 million dozen eggs.

There are 26 registered egg farmers located in most regions of our province.

There are approximately 800,000 egg-laying hens.

Nova Scotia’s average 2016 Start Clean – Stay Clean™ (On Farm Food Safety) program score: 99.09%

Nova Scotia’s average 2016 Animal Care Program score: 99.48%