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A4-Lancaster Farming, Saturday, January 8, 2000
N.E. Weekly Shell Egg Report
January 4, 2000
Report Supplied by USDA
PRICES PAID PER DOZEN GRADE ”A“ BROWN EGGS IN CARTONS
DELIVERED STORE DOOR:
DECEMBER 30, 1999
EASTERN REGION FROZEN EGOS.
DECEMBER 31, 1999. FEDERAL
Prices were mostly unchanged to lower.
Everett R. Newswanger, Editor
Lou Ann Good, Staff
Andy Andrew*, Staff
Jayne Sebright, Staff
Joyce Bupp, York County
Seven Valleys (717) 428-1865
Carolyn Moyer, Bradford County
Tioga ft Susquehanna
Roaring Branch (570) 324-2482
Randy Wells, Indiana
Marion Center (412)397-2529
Gail Struck, Mifflin
Huntingdon ft Juniata
Linda Williams, Bedford ft Blair
Gay Brownlee, Somerset
Salisbury (814) 662-2127
David Hlebert, Westmoreland
Scottdale (412) 887-5929
Mercer ft Crawford
Grove City (814) 786-7275
Virginia Wilt, Adams
Karen Butler, Maryland
Mt Airy (301)829-0909
$31.00 per year; $59.00- 2 years
$41.00 per year outside of.
PA, NJ, MD, DE, NY. OH, VA & WV
$79.00 - 2 Years
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LARGE MEDIUM SMALL
1.20 .77 .47
1.12-1.16 .70-.74 .40-.44
1.14-1.15 .72-.73 ,42-.43
1.16-1.20 .73-.T7 .47
Trade sentiment was steady to mostly bare
ly steady with improved business antici
pated for next week, with yolk in the weak
est position. Supplies were adequate for
this week's reduced schedules. liquid and
frozen eggs (ingredients included) pro
cessed under federal inspection in the East
ern region for die week ending December
25,1999 were 26% less than last week, and
9% less than a year ago.
WHOLESALE SELLING PRICES
(CENTS PER POUND IN 30 LB. CON
TRUCKLOTS LTL (MIN. 25 CONT.)
RANGE MOSTLY RANGE
WHOLE 37-43 39-41 47-32 BLENDS
(f) TFEWR 33-63 WHITES 36-40 36-39
42-54 SUGARED YOLKS (MIN 43%
SOUDS) 49-54 37-64 SALTED YOLKS
(MIN 43% SOLIDS) 45-31 45-30 36-62
(/) - WHOLE PLUS YOLK PLUS
SWEETENER. GENERALLY 28-32%
NEW YORK EGOS, JANUARY 04.
Prices were four cents lower on the lar
ger sizes and unchanged on mediums. The
market tone was barely steady to mostly
weak. Demand slowed and ranged from
light to moderate. Supplies were available
for the huger sizes and adequate for
mediums. The New York State shell egg
inventory increased by 6 percent and the
New Jersey inventory was 10 percent more
than a week ago.
PRICES TO RETAILERS, SALES TO
VOLUME BUYERS, USDA GRADE A
AND GRADE A. WHITE EGGS IN CAR
TONS, DELIVERED STORE DOOR.
CENTS PER DOZEN.
RANGE EXTRA LARGE 77-79
LARGE 74-77 MEDIUM 58-61
Lititz (717) 626-1164
Ephrata (717) 733-6397
Lancaster (717) 394-3047
JANUARY 04, 2000
• Feed Formulation
• Flock Service Visits
• Quality Assurance Programs
• Risk Management Programs
• Agreement Supervision
Egg and Fowl Marketing
• Accounting Services
Joint Ownership Flocks
• Flock Computer Records
Financial and Performance Analysis
2043 Horseshoe Pike • Annville, PA 17003
Root*, £ul Petersburg
Tuesday, January 4, 2000
Report Supplied By Auction
Muscovy duck drakes .60-.72; hens
Peking ducks, 36-.65.
Red fowl 4-4‘A 30-.48, 5-6 .40-36.
Crossbred fowl 5-9 lbs. 30-.64.
Crossbred roosters 4-6 lbs. .30-.82.7-11
lbs. .60-. SB.
Guinea fowl 1.95-2.25.
Bantam roosters 2.00-530 ea.. hens
Leghorn hens .05-. 14.
Leghorn rooster 30-.44.
Geese. 9-14 lbs. 30-.42.
Pigeons 1.25-230 ea.
White pigeons 3.00-3.85 ea.
Rabbits 4-6 lbs. 1.10-1.80. 7-11 lbs.
Bunnies 1.00-5.50 ea.
Guinea pigs 3.00-630 ea.
Goats, not enouogh.
Kids 10.00-40.00 ea.
Doves 3.50-4.50 ea.
Cfaukats not enough.
Total coops 634.
Jan. 5, 2000
Report Supplied By USDA
IN PHILADELPHIA, ALL PRICES
WERE UNCHANGED TO 5 CENTS
LOWER. IN BOSTON, PRICES WERE
UNCHANGED TO 4 CENTS LOWER
ON THE LARGER SIZES AND
UNCHANGED ON MEDIUMS. IN NEW
ENGLAND, PRICES WERE FIVE
CENTS LOWER FOR lUMBOS
THROUGH LARGE, 2 CENTS LOWER
FOR MEDIUMS. AND UNCHANGED
ON SMALLS. TRADE SENTIMENT
WAS UNSETTLED AND THE UNDER
TONE WAS WEAK. DEMAND WAS
LIGHT TO MODERATE AND
REMAINED SLOW IN MOST LOCA
TIONS. SUPPLIES WERE ADEQUATE
TO AVAHALBE. BREAKING STOCK
OFFERINGS WERE USUALLY
ADEQUATE FOR THE UNAGGRES
SIVE DEMAND. LIGHT TYPE HENS
WERE FULLY ADEQUATE FOR
PHILADELPHIA; PRICES TO
RETAILERS, SALES TO VOLUME
BUYERS. USDA GRADE A AND
GRADE A. WHITE EGGS IN CARTONS,
DELIVERED STORE DOOR, CENTS
PER DOZEN. EXTRA LARGE .70-.81,
LARGE .60.79, MEDIUM S2-SS.
BOSTON: PRICES TO RETAILERS,
SALES TO VOLUME BUYERS, USDA
GRADE A AND GRADE A. BROWN
EGGS IN CARTONS. DELIVERED
STORE DOOR, CENTS PER DOZEN.
EXTRA LARGE 1.13-1.19, LARGE
1.02-LOS, MEDIUM 63-65.
NEW ENGLAND: PRICES PAID TO
PRODUCERS. CASES EXCHANGED,
GRADE YIELD BASIS, BROWN EGGS
LOOSE, AT FARM. CENTS PER
DOZEN. JUMBO 1.17-1.20, EXTRA
LARGE .S9-.92, LARGE .78-. SI,
MEDIUM .42-.45, SMALL .14-.17.
Weekly New York Egg Market
Prices Supplied By Urner-Barry
AND CHECKS -U H 11
BREAKING STOCKSi MON. 42-44 LBS. .16-. 18, 48-50 LBS. .25-57, 50
LBS. AND UP 57-.25; WED. 48-50 LBS. .25 .28, 50 LBS. AND UP .28 .29.
JANUARY M, 2000
Movement of ready-to-cook whole bird*
remained disappointingly slow. Seller
offerings wen ample and comped lively
priced in an effort to stimulate activity.
Live supplies were at least moderate;
weights varied and were mostly desirable
to heavy. Processing schedules were mod
erately heavy. Less than trucklot asking
prices woe unchanged at 55 to 67 cents.
Trade sentiment was at best steady. In the
parts complex wings were both in best
balance and adequate. Boneless skinless
breasts cleared well to some retail ads but
supplies were at least adequate. Whole
breast were difficult to place. Leg items
wen fully adequate. ACTUAL SLAUQH-
1 mile East of
along Rt. 22
Cattle Sale Every
'Dies. & Fri. at 1:30 P.M.
2nd & 4th TVes.
Special Fed Cattle Sale
Every Second Sat.
of Each Month
From Dec. 31-Jm. 5
FKL MON. TUBS. WED.
TER WEEK ENDING 01/01/2000 WAS
ESTIMATED SLAUGHTER OF
BROILER/FRYERS IN DELMARVA
ESTIMATED ACTUAL AVG. WEIGHT
ACTUAL AVG. WEIGHT 01/04 12/31
12/31 12/20 12/24
2,425 (a) (a) 2.437 (b)
(a) Not released to avoid disclosing indi
vidual operations (b) Holiday
NEGOTIATED PRICES FOR IMMEDI
ATE DELIVERY INCLUDES MOSTLY
MULTIPLE-DROP SHIPMENTS OF
BRANDED AND WING TAGGED TO
NEW YORK CITY FROM DELMARVA
BRANDED U.S. GRADE A RANGE
54-67 WEIGHTED AVERAGE 58.29
NO. OF BOXES 10,014
*6 of 8 plants reposting.
/% G&G Pressure
fKj Wash '" 9
\ Agricultural Pressure
• Layer Houses • Hog Barns
• Pullet Houses • Dairy Barns
• Largest Equipment In The Industry
Includes; Skid Loader Squeegy Service
• Ventilation Pipes Cleaned
Ventilation Pipes should be cleaned every two years
to maintain efficiently
• Quality Work At A Reasonable Rate
Barry L. Garber