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July 22, 2022

Dave’s Weekly Market Update — July 21st, 2022

Good afternoon to all, Eggs: Once again, weekly Urner Barry markets continued increasing on all Lg, XL & Jumbo sizes for next week, but now Mediums have joined the move upward. Most birds lost to HPAI are still out, but heat continues taking its toll on all by reducing egg sizes. Retail demand is good, Food Service is strong and further processors are actively buying shell eggs while exports are not a significant factor in the current market. We keep expecting the Large plus market to level out soon, but not quite yet.

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June 21, 2022

Dave’s Weekly Market Update — June 16th, 2022

Good afternoon to all, Eggs: The egg market is rising aggressively this week as more A1 bird flu unfolded last week in Colorado. There have been about 32 million birds that have  tested positive and killed. Demand is rising which is typical around the 4th of July and inventories are becoming tight on the larger egg sizes. 

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Why you could be paying 50% more for a jug of milk this year

Prices are rising at the fastest pace in decades, creating a cost-of-living crisis that's forcing people around the world to make tough choices about what to buy. The United Kingdom is no exception: inflation hit a 40-year high of 9% in April and is forecast to peak above 10% toward the end of this year. The high cost of fuel and heating is just part of the problem. Food prices have also leaped, climbing nearly 7% compared with a year ago, according to data released Wednesday.

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May 27, 2022

Dave’s Weekly Market Update — May 26th, 2022

Good afternoon to all! Eggs: The egg market is trying to stay where it is at the moment. The A1 bird flu is abating as the migration season is winding down. There is a shortage of cage free eggs which is making it difficult for distributors in Mass who are mandated to sell only cage free eggs. My best guess is that eggs will probably stay in this range for the near future but time will tell!

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May 20, 2022

Dave’s Weekly Market Update — May 19th, 2022

Happy Thursday! Eggs: The market is still correcting and dropping significantly on shell eggs. As a note the processed eggs have not begun to decline yet. Cage free eggs continue to be in short supply and we are forced to allocate them. 

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