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Monthly US Egg Products Report

by 5m Editor
8 February 2007, at 12:14pm

US - Shell eggs broken up 1 percent from last year, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Shell Eggs Broken Up 1 Percent from Last Year

Shell eggs broken totaled 162 million dozen during December 2006, up 1 percent from December a year ago, and 1 percent above the 161 million broken last month.

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

During calendar year 2006 through December, shell eggs broken totaled 2.02 billion dozen, down 1 percent from the comparable period in 2005. Total edible liquid from eggs broken in 2006 was 2.63 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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