April 10, 2018

US cage-free transition means more price volatility

The U.S. has one of the world’s lowest egg production costs, according to 2016 International Egg Commission statistics. This cost advantage has helped the U.S. maintain egg exports of 3 to 5 percent of production annually. While eggs are exported from the U.S. at a much lower percentage of total production than is the case of both broiler and turkey meat, it is still very important to the industry, according to Maro Ibarburu, business analyst, Egg Industry Center. Read more

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