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Monthly US Egg Products Report

by 5m Editor
7 December 2007, at 6:02am

US - Shell eggs broken up 7 percent from last year, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Shell Eggs Broken Up 7 Percent from Last Year

Shell eggs broken totaled 181 million dozen during October 2007, up 7 percent from October a year ago, and 10 percent above the 165 million broken last month.

October 2007 contained 23 weekdays (including one holiday) and 4 Saturdays. October 2006 contained 22 weekdays (including one holiday) and 4 Saturdays.

During calendar year 2007 through October, shell eggs broken totaled 1.68 billion dozen, down 1 percent from the comparable period in 2006. To date, cumulative total edible product from eggs broken in 2007 was 2.19 billion pounds, down 1 percent from 2006.

Data presented in this report were compiled from Food Safety and Inspection

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