Shell Eggs: Weekly National Retail Egg Purchases (Fri)
AJ_PY044                                                                        
Atlanta, GA          Fri. Sep 14, 2018          USDA Market News                
                                                                                
Weekly National Retail Egg Purchases                                            
                                                                                

Cooperators estimate orders for the week ending September 21, 2018              
will decrease by 1 percent.  Present week purchases for the week                
ending September 14, 2018 were 217,428 cases which was 5 percent above          
the prior week and 5 percent above estimates.                                   
                                                                                

                            CARTONED      LOOSE      TOTAL                      
Cases purchased                                                                 
      present week.......    176,985     40,443    217,428                      
                                                                                

% change from the                                                               
      prior week.........         +2        +17         +5                      
                                                                                

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: 14-Sep-18 12:28 PM E MTH