Shell Eggs: Weekly National Retail Egg Purchases (Fri)
USDA - Fri Mar 15, 12:54PM CDT
AJ_PY044                                                                        
Atlanta, GA          Fri. Mar 15, 2019          USDA Market News                
                                                                                
Weekly National Retail Egg Purchases                                            
                                                                                

Cooperators estimate orders for the week ending March 22, 2019 will             
decrease by 0 percent.  Present week purchases for the week ending              
March 15, 2019 were 204,185 cases which was 9 percent below the prior           
week and 10 percent below estimates.                                            
                                                                                

                            CARTONED      LOOSE      TOTAL                      
Cases purchased                                                                 
      present week.......    162,846     41,339    204,185                      
                                                                                

% change from the                                                               
      prior week.........        -13         +8         -9                      
                                                                                

Comparison figures are compiled on a matched plant basis.  Purchases            
and estimates by 14 cooperators; 30 dozen cases or equivalent.                  
                                                                                

Source:   USDA Livestock, Poultry, and Grain Market News                        
          Atlanta, GA    404-562-5850  email: Atlanta.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov        
          http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/AJ_PY044.txt                        
                                                                                
Prepared: 15-Mar-19 12:59 PM E MTH