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Monthly US Egg Products Report

by 5m Editor
13 December 2006, at 11:05am

US - Shell eggs broken down 4 percent from last year, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Shell Eggs Broken Down 4 Percent

Shell eggs broken totaled 169 million dozen during October 2006, down 4 percent from October a year ago, but 1 percent above the 167 million broken last month.

October 2006 contained 22 weekdays (including one holiday) and 4 Saturdays. October 2005 contained 21 weekdays (including one holiday) and 5 Saturdays.

During calendar year 2006 through October, shell eggs broken totaled 1.70 billion dozen, down 1 percent from the comparable period in 2005. Total edible liquid from eggs broken in 2006 was 2.21 billion pounds, down 1 percent from 2005.

Data presented in this report were compiled from inspection reports of the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The best available data at time of publication were used.

To view the full report, including tables, please click here (PDF Format)

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