Shell Eggs: Weekly National Retail Egg Purchases (Fri)
AJ_PY044                                                                        
Atlanta, GA          Fri. Oct 12, 2018          USDA Market News                
                                                                                
Weekly National Retail Egg Purchases                                            
                                                                                

Cooperators estimate orders for the week ending October 19, 2018 will           
increase by 0 percent.  Present week purchases for the week ending              
October 12, 2018 were 217,564 cases which was 3 percent above the               
prior week and 2 percent above estimates.                                       
                                                                                

                            CARTONED      LOOSE      TOTAL                      
Cases purchased                                                                 
      present week.......    179,962     37,602    217,564                      
                                                                                

% change from the                                                               
      prior week.........         +4         +0         +3                      
                                                                                

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: 12-Oct-18 01:11 PM E MTH