How Many Chickens Are Eaten Each Day?


As of 2014, in the United States, 8 billion chickens are consumed per year, which translates to 21,917,808 chickens per day. Americans eat 25 billion chicken wings per year, with 1.25 billion, or 100 million pounds, eaten during the Super Bowl weekend alone.

Consumption of chicken wings during Super Bowl Sunday is three times as high as on any other Sunday throughout the year. Each year, 50 billion eggs are also produced in the United States. A single hen produces an average of 325 eggs per year. The worldwide average stock in chickens is a much smaller rate at 19 billion, or just three chickens per person.