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Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook: December 2006

by Lydia Oberholtzer, Catherine Greene, and Enrique Lopez

Outlook No. (LDPM-15001) 18 pp, December 2006

Organic poultry and egg markets in the United States are expanding rapidly. Statistics for the sector, especially the number of organic broilers, also signal expanding domestic supply. This report examines trends in markets, animal numbers, and prices for organic poultry and eggs. Price comparisons between organic and conventional show significant organic price premiums for both broilers and eggs.

Keywords: Organic, poultry, broilers, eggs, markets, production, organic price premiums

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Last updated: Friday, March 01, 2013

For more information contact: Lydia Oberholtzer, Catherine Greene, and Enrique Lopez