US shell eggs broken up 6% in November 2011
Cumulative 2011 numbers up slightly from 2010
U.S shell eggs broken totaled 174 million dozen during November 2011, up 6% from November 2010 but slightly below the amount broken in October 2011, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
During January through November 2011, shell eggs broken totaled 1.914 billion dozen, up 1% from the comparable period in 2010. To date, cumulative total edible product from eggs broken in 2011 was 2.48 billion pounds, up 1% from 2010 numbers. Of this, 1.519 billion pounds was whole egg product, 635.5 million pounds was egg white product and 325.4 million pounds was egg yolk product.
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