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Monthly US Egg Products Report

08 August 2007

US - Shell eggs broken down 3 percent from last year, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Shell Eggs Broken Down 3 Percent from Last Year

Shell eggs broken totaled 171 million dozen during June 2007, down 3 percent from June a year ago, and 3 percent below the 177 million broken last month.

June 2007 contained 21 weekdays and 5 Saturdays. June 2006 contained 22 weekdays and 4 Saturdays.

During calendar year 2007 through June, shell eggs broken totaled 982 million dozen, down 3 percent from the comparable period in 2006. To date, cumulative total edible liquid from eggs broken in 2007 was 1.29 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.

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