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Monthly US Egg Products Report

by 5m Editor
9 July 2007, at 8:17am

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 177 million dozen during May 2007, up 1 percent from May a year ago, and 14 percent above the 156 million broken last month.

May 2007 contained 23 weekdays (including one holiday) and 4 Saturdays. May 2006 contained 23 weekdays (including one holiday) and 4 Saturdays.

During calendar year 2007 through May, shell eggs broken totaled 811 million dozen, down 3 percent from the comparable period in 2006. To date, cumulative total edible liquid from eggs broken in 2007 was 1.06 billion pounds, down 2 percent from 2006.

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

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

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