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on November 28, 2022

US producer egg prices up 266% in 2022 vs 2021

The significant increase is due to avian influenza, as well as inflated corn and soybean meal prices and higher production costs.

The October 2022 egg value for producers was US$2.07/dozen, 266% higher compared to October 2021, according to the Egg Industry Center’s U.S. Egg Cost of Production and Prices report published in November 2022.

This resulted in the retail price for large white eggs rising to US$2.90/dozen on average for the…

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