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Shell Eggs Broken Up 1 Percent from Last Year

by 5m Editor
1 December 2008, at 7:49am

US - Shell eggs broken totaled 183 million dozen during October 2008, up 1 percent from October a year ago, and 2 percent above the 179 million broken last month.

October 2008 contained 23 weekdays (including one holiday) and 4 Saturdays. October 2007 contained 23 weekdays (including one holiday) and 4 Saturdays.

During calendar year 2008 through October, shell eggs broken totaled 1,725 million dozen, up 3 percent from the comparable period in 2007. To date, cumulative total edible product from eggs broken in 2008 was 2,257 million pounds, up 3 percent from 2007.

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.

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