Total U.S. exports of shell eggs are up 6.91 million dozen, 31 percent, in January–April when compared to the same time period in 2011, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest International Egg and Poultry Review.

Total exports of liquid and frozen egg products are up 111.9 metric tons, 2 percent, in the January–April period when compared to the same time in 2011. Individually, liquid and frozen whole egg is down 16 percent, liquid and frozen yolk is down 22 percent and liquid and frozen whites are up 35 percent when compared to the same time period in 2011, according to the USDA.

Total exports of dried egg products are up 1111.3 metric tons, 19 percent, in January–April. Individually, dried whole egg is up 58 percent, dried yolk is down 33 percent and dried whites are up 7 percent when compared to the same time period in 2011.

For more information and statistics on U.S. eggs, see www.wattagnet.com/marketdata.html.