,Shell Eggs: Daily California Eggs"
HC_PY001                                                                        
Des Moines, IA          Tue. Feb 12, 2019          USDA Market News             
                                                                                
Daily California Eggs                                                           
                                                                                

Benchmark prices are steady. The undertone is lower. Retail and food            
service demand is light to moderate. Warehouse demand is light. Supplies        
are moderate to heavy. Offerings are moderate. Market activity is slow.         
Compared to last week, shell egg inventory in the Southwest region is 12.9%     
higher and 2.1% higher in the Northwest region.                                 
                                                                                

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                206                                                        
EXTRA LARGE          200                                                        
LARGE                197                                                        
MEDIUM               156                                                        

Source:   USDA Livestock, Poultry, and Grain Market News                        
          Des Moines, IA    515-284-4460  email: DESM.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov        
          http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/HC_PY001.txt                        
                                                                                
Prepared: 12-Feb-19 10:06 AM E JG