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on January 26, 2021

Feed cost increases could squeeze Easter egg profits

Higher corn and soybean meal costs might make take some of the fun out of Easter for US egg producers.

An unparalleled demand for corn and soybeans, coupled with unforeseen declines in worldwide production, have sent prices racing toward historic levels in recent months. Those increasingly high feed cost will have an impact on input expenses for layer producers and inevitably will cut into the potential for profits.

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