,Shell Eggs: Daily California Eggs"
HC_PY001                                                                        
Des Moines, IA          Fri. Jun 08, 2018          USDA Market News             
                                                                                
Daily California Eggs                                                           
                                                                                

JUNE 08, 2018                                                                   

Benchmark prices are steady. Asking prices for next week are 3 cents lower      
for Jumbo, unchanged for Extra Large, 2 cents higher for Large and 2 cents      
lower for Medium and Small. Trade sentiment is mostly steady. Retail demand     
is moderate to fairly good with food service movement mostly moderate.          
Warehouse buying interest is light to moderate. Offerings are moderate          
although currently held with improved confidence. Suppllies are balanced        
for expected needs. Market activity is slow to moderate. Small benchmark        
price $1.04.                                                                    
                                                                                
                                                                                
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                175                                                        
EXTRA LARGE          148                                                        
LARGE                141                                                        
MEDIUM               124                                                        

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                161-173                                                    
EXTRA LARGE          135-142                                                    
LARGE                128-135                                                    
MEDIUM               112-119                                                    

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: 08-Jun-18 11:21 AM E MP