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01 February 2013

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Shell Eggs Broken Up 6 Percent from Last Year

Shell eggs broken totaled 179 million dozen during December 2012, up 6 percent from December a year ago, and 7 percent above the 167 million broken last month.

During calendar year 2012 through December, shell eggs broken totaled 2,114 million dozen, up 2 percent from the comparable period in 2011.

To date, cumulative total edible product from eggs broken in 2012 was 2,739 million pounds, up 1 percent from 2011.

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.

December 2011 contained 22 weekdays (including 1 holidays) and 5 Saturdays.

December 2012 contained 21 weekdays (including 1 holidays) and 5 Saturdays.

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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