Even when meat supplies come back and buying power subsides to more normal levels, it looks as if we will keep producing more eggs than prewar. Since the late 30's farm flocks in the west north central states (North and South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and Kansas) have "grown up." The typical farm poultry flock has shifted from a scattered handful of hens to a major, well-managed cash enterprise.
Iowa Farm Science Editorial Board
"More Eggs From the Midwest,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 2
, Article 7.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol2/iss7/7