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Shell Eggs Broken Down 8 Per Cent from Last Year

US - Shell eggs broken totaled 170 million dozen during August 2008, down 8 per cent from August a year ago, and 7 per cent below the 183 million broken last month.
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August 2008 contained 21 weekdays and 5 Saturdays. August 2007 contained 23 weekdays and 4 Saturdays.

During calendar year 2008 through August, shell eggs broken totaled 1,363 million dozen, up 2 percent from the comparable period in 2007. To date, cumulative total edible product from eggs broken in 2008 was 1,778 million pounds, up 2 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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