Journey of the Egg
Canada’s Egg Farms
- Canada has approximately 1,100 registered egg farms.
- The average egg farm has 10,000 to 20,000 hens, although Canadian egg farms can range from a few hundred to more than 400,000 hens.
- In Canada, a total of 25 million hens (including unregistered hens) produce about 500 million dozen eggs per year – that's 6 billion eggs!
- The egg industry contributes about $500 million to the Canadian economy.