What is making the price of eggs rise so much in 2023?


Avian influenza is one of many things that have impacted egg prices and availability. Other things include increased demand; inflation & the war in Ukraine have caused increased grain prices and increased transportation costs; increased labor costs; and a shift from caged layers to cage-free layer farms. Also, local farms may experience reduced egg production during the winter, if they have not provided supplemental light to their birds. When the day length increases in the late winter/early spring, the birds start laying more eggs.