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on April 14, 2022

US egg market challenged with higher prices and shortages

Avian influenza is causing the price of eggs to rise and the supply to decline.

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has significantly affected egg prices and supply in the U.S. Over 20 million commercial layers in the country have been affected by the disease this year, with the most recent occurrence being a farm of approximately 2 million hens affected in the state of Nebraska.

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