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The Daily

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Egg production totalled 440.3 million dozen during the first nine months of 2006, up 0.9% from the same period in 2005. Egg production was down 1.9% in September compared to the same month last year.

Available on CANSIM: tables 003-0020, 003-0024, 003-0038 and 003-0039.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey numbers, including related surveys, 3425 and 5039.

The publication Poultry and Egg Statistics, Vol. 3, no. 3 (23-015-XWE, free) is now available online. From the Publications page, under Free Internet publications, choose Agriculture.

For more information or to enquire about the concepts, methods or data quality of this release, contact Debbie Dupuis (613-951-2553;, Bernadette Alain (902-893-7251;, or the information line (toll-free 1-800-465-1991), Agriculture Division.