Shell Eggs: Weekly National Retail Egg Purchases (Fri)
AJ_PY044                                                                        
Atlanta, GA          Fri. May 24, 2019          USDA Market News                
                                                                                
Weekly National Retail Egg Purchases                                            
                                                                                

Cooperators estimate orders for the week ending May 31, 2019 will               
increase by 1 percent.  Present week purchases for the week ending May          
24, 2019 were 198,037 cases which was 2 percent below the prior week            
and 1 percent below estimates.                                                  
                                                                                

                            CARTONED      LOOSE      TOTAL                      
Cases purchased                                                                 
      present week.......    155,342     42,695    198,037                      
                                                                                

% change from the                                                               
      prior week.........         +3        -15         -2                      
                                                                                

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: 24-May-19 12:49 PM E MTH