Montana egg farmers few but surviving

by 5m Editor
5 January 2004, at 12:00am

MONTANA - As Mad Cow Disease sends chills down the spine of America's beef industry, a chicken disease has inadvertently given Montana egg producers a boost. "The cost of eggs has gone up dramatically," said Todd Gahagan, chief of Montana's Milk and Egg Bureau. Fewer birds means fewer eggs and that has led to higher prices.

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