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Shell Eggs Broken Down Six Per Cent from Last Year

by 5m Editor
1 June 2009, at 9:03am

US - Shell eggs broken totaled 166 million dozen during March 2009, down six per cent from the same month a year ago, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) in their monthly <em>Egg Products</em> report for April 2009.

Shell eggs broken totaled 166 million dozen during April 2009, down six per cent from April a year ago, but three per cent above the 161 million broken last month.

April 2008 and April 2009 contained 22 weekdays and four Saturdays.

During calendar year 2009 through April, shell eggs broken totaled 637 million dozen, down four per cent from the comparable period in 2008. To date, cumulative total edible product from eggs broken in 2009 was 835 million pounds, down four per cent from 2008.

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.

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.