Egg Prices Driven Higher By Shortages

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Have you noticed the price of eggs in the grocery store? While prices have been climbing, some stores are limiting purchases or just running out as holiday feasts and baking are in full swing. With about 10% of the nation’s egg laying chickens being lost to avian influenza this year, egg production is tight and will remain that way for a while. Ron Kean is the UW-Extension Poultry Specialist and he’s joining us to share a little more about Wisconsin egg production and the situation at the store.

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