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BC-USDA-Calif Eggs

4/18/2014 8:45 AM
By Associated Press

HC—PY001
Des Moines, IA Fri. Apr 18, 2014 USDA Market News
SHELL EGGS: Daily California Eggs
APRIL 18, 2014
Benchmark prices are steady. Asking prices for next week are 13 cents lower
for Jumbo, 41 cents lower for Extra Large and Large and 35 cents lower for
Medium and Small. Trade sentiment is lower. Offerings are moderate to
heavy. Retail demand is in a full range of light to fairly good. Warehouse
buying interest is light to moderate as buyers watch for further market
corrections. Supplies are light to moderate. Market activity is slow to
moderate. Small benchmark price $1.58.
CALIFORNIA:
Shell egg marketer's benchmark price for negotiated egg sales of
USDA Grade AA and Grade AA in cartons, cents per dozen. This
price does not reflect discounts or other contract terms.
RANGE
JUMBO 187
EXTRA LARGE 210
LARGE 208
MEDIUM 178
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA:
PRICES TO RETAILERS, SALES TO VOLUME BUYERS, USDA GRADE AA AND GRADE AA,
WHITE EGGS IN CARTONS, DELIVERED STORE DOOR,
CENTS PER DOZEN.
RANGE
JUMBO 169-181
EXTRA LARGE 188-200
LARGE 185-197
MEDIUM 158-166
Source: USDA AMS Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News
Des Moines, IA 515.284-4471 email: PYMNDSM@ams.usda.gov
http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/HC—PY001.txt
Prepared: 18-Apr-14 11:16 AM E MP


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