Egg Industry

Nova Scotia’s 2015 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 2015 Start Clean – Stay Clean™ (on farm food safety) program score: 98.34% (14 perfect scores of 100%)

Nova Scotia’s average 2015 Animal Care Program score: 99.17% (15 perfect scores of 100%)