From January through July 2011, shell eggs broken in the U.S. totaled 1.21 billion dozen, up 2% from the comparable period in 2010, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Cumulative total edible product from eggs broken in 2011 through July was 1.57 billion pounds, up 2% from 2010. Of this, 946.7 million pounds were whole egg products, 411.2 million pounds were egg white products and 210.1 million pounds were egg yolk products. 


Shell eggs broken totaled 180 million dozen during July 2011, up slightly from July 2010, but 3% below the 185 million broken in June 2011.