All layers in the U.S. on May 1, 2010 totaled 338 million, down slightly from last year. The 338 million layers consisted of 279 million layers producing table or market type eggs, 56.2 million layers producing broiler-type hatching eggs, and 2.99 million layers producing egg-type hatching eggs. Rate of lay per day on May 1, 2010, averaged 73.1 eggs per 100 layers, up 1 percent from May 1, 2009.