U.S. shell eggs broken totaled 182 million dozen during August 2011, up 3% from August 2010 and 1% above the 180 million broken in July, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

During the calendar year 2011 through August, shell eggs broken totaled 1.39 billion dozen, up 2% from the comparable period in 2010. To date, cumulative total edible product from eggs broken in 2011 was 1.8 billion pounds, up 2% from 2010. Of that total, 1.09 billion pounds were whole eggs, 468.3 million pounds were egg whites and 239 million pounds were egg yolks.

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