,Shell Eggs: Daily California Eggs"
HC_PY001                                                                        
Des Moines, IA          Fri. Apr 21, 2017          USDA Market News             
                                                                                
Daily California Eggs                                                           
                                                                                

APRIL 21, 2017                                                                  

Benchmark prices are steady. Asking prices for next week are 4 cents lower      
for Jumbo and Extra Large, 3 cents lower for Large, and 3 cents higher for      
Medium and Small. Trade sentiment is steady. Offerings are light to short       
of needs for Jumbo, moderate for Extra Large and Large and light to             
instances moderate for Medium. Demand is moderate to fairly good into all       
sectors. Supplies are moderate to closely balanced. Market activity is          
moderate. Small benchmark price 62 cents.                                       
                                                                                
                                                                                
CALIFORNIA:                                                                     

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.                       
                                                                                

                     RANGE                                                      
JUMBO                129                                                        
EXTRA LARGE          121                                                        
LARGE                113                                                        
MEDIUM               82                                                         

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA:                                                            

PRICES TO RETAILERS, SALES TO VOLUME BUYERS, USDA GRADE AA AND GRADE AA,        
WHITE EGGS IN CARTONS, DELIVERED STORE DOOR,                                    
CENTS PER DOZEN.                                                                
                                                                                
                     RANGE                                                      
JUMBO                112-125                                                    
EXTRA LARGE          112-116                                                    
LARGE                98-107                                                     
MEDIUM               63-74                                                      

Source:   USDA Livestock, Poultry, and Grain Market News                        
          Des Moines, IA    515-284-4460  email: DESM.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov        
          http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/HC_PY001.txt                        
                                                                                
Prepared: 21-Apr-17 10:58 AM E MP