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WASHINGTON -- All layers in Michigan totaled 13.1 million during April, up 3 percent from a year ago. Egg production totaled 334 million eggs, up 6 percent from last year. The rate of lay during April was 2,544 eggs per 100 layers.

All layers in Indiana totaled 30.3 million during April, up 11 percent from a year ago. Egg production totaled 731 million eggs, up 15 percent from last year. The rate of lay during April was 2,412 eggs per 100 layers.

All layers in Ohio totaled 32.4 million during April, down 2 percent from a year ago. Egg production totaled 751 million eggs, down 3 percent from last year. The rate of lay during April was 2,321 eggs per 100 layers. On May 1, in the East North Central Region, which includes Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Wisconsin, there were 10.4 million egg-type eggs in incubators, up 6 percent from a year earlier. In the same region, there were 15.2 million broiler-type eggs in incubators, up 4 percent from the previous year. There were 23.8 million turkey poults hatched in the U.S. in April, up 2 percent from the previous year.

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