Eight million eggs as Hawaii output falls

HAWAII - Hawaii egg production totaled 8.3 million (23,056 cases) in April 2006, down 12 percent from April 2005, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Hawaii Field Office.
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Eight million eggs as Hawaii output falls - HAWAII - Hawaii egg production totaled 8.3 million (23,056 cases) in April 2006, down 12 percent from April 2005, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Hawaii Field Office.

April Egg and Layer Numbers Down From A Year Ago

Hawaii egg production totaled 8.3 million (23,056 cases) in April 2006, down 12 percent from April 2005. The average number of layers on hand during April 2006 was estimated at 461,000, down 9 percent from a year ago. Also contributing to the decline in the total number of eggs produced in April was a 3 percent drop in the average rate of lay to 1,800 per 100 layers.

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