Thanks to Lisa Young for this:
The average price of a dozen eggs goes up and up. It now averages $4.25 a dozen, and that’s for the cheapest kinds.
- The war in Ukraine
- Higher feed costs
- Higher energy costs (those hens have to be kept warm)
- Avian flu (44 million hens died or were killed)
- Higher-than-normal demand
It could get worse. Avian flu infects animals as well as birds and could infect us.
How’s that for a cheery thought.
Small egg farms, anyone?
Or chickens as art, per National Geographic?
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