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Egg Products: Shell Eggs Broken Up 13 Percent from Last Year

02 June 2008
National Agricultural Statistics Service

US - Shell eggs broken totaled 177 million dozen during April 2008, up 13 percent from April a year ago, and 9 percent above the 163 million broken last month.

April 2008 contained 22 weekdays and 4 Saturdays. April 2007 contained 21 weekdays and 4 Saturdays.

During calendar year 2008 through April, shell eggs broken totaled 663 million dozen, up 5 percent from the comparable period in 2007. To date, cumulative total edible product from eggs broken in 2008 was 867 million pounds, up 4 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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