,Shell Eggs: Daily California Eggs"
HC_PY001                                                                        
Des Moines, IA          Fri. Jan 11, 2019          USDA Market News             
                                                                                
Daily California Eggs                                                           
                                                                                

JANUARY 11, 2019                                                                

Benchmark prices are steady. Asking prices for next week are 13 cents lower     
for Jumbo, 16 cents lower for Extra Large, 18 cents lower for Large and 6       
cents lower for Medium and Small. Trade sentiment is steady to about            
steady. Retail demand continues to range light to fairly good, mostly           
moderate. Food service movement is light to instances moderate. Warehouse       
buying interest has improved and is usually moderate. Offerings are             
moderate to available. Supplies are light to moderate. Market activity is       
slow to moderate. Small benchmark price $1.00.                                  
                                                                                
                                                                                
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                189                                                        
EXTRA LARGE          191                                                        
LARGE                186                                                        
MEDIUM               120                                                        

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                175-187                                                    
EXTRA LARGE          178-185                                                    
LARGE                173-180                                                    
MEDIUM               108-117                                                    

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: 11-Jan-19 11:19 AM E MP