Egg markets


Published on April 18, 2014 2:44PM

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.


(USDA Market News)

Des Moines, Iowa

April 11

Benchmark prices are steady. Asking prices for next week are 9 cents lower for Medium and Small and unchanged on the balance of sizes. Trade sentiment is lower. Retail demand had improved by the end of the week and is currently reported as moderate to good, better into areas with ads in place. Wholesale demand is for immediate needs only as buyers await market corrections. Offerings are moderate to instances heavy. Supplies are moderate to at times light. Market activity is slow to moderate. Small benchmark price $1.67.

Size Range Size Range

Jumbo 187 Extra large 210

Large 208 Medium 187


Prices to retailers, sales to volume buyers, USDA Grade AA and Grade AA, white eggs in cartons, delivered store door.

Size Range Size Range

Jumbo 169-181 Extra large 188-200

Large 185-197 Medium 167-175


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