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Old 06-08-2015, 11:54 AM   #21
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A co-worker of my husband's lives out in the county and he picks up eggs for us from a hobby farm down the road from him. They only cost us $4 a dozen. I'd pay $3.79 for large brown eggs at Loblaws/Superstore, or $4.50 at Remarks, and those are the battery farm ones.
That is a pretty high price. I notice your location says Ontario. Is that Canada or California? ..farm eggs are going for 3 bucks a dozen up here in the valley...I just got a dozen large brown eggs at a Freshmart for 2.49...
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Old 06-08-2015, 11:59 AM   #22
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Feed prices went up this spring. I sell my farm eggs for $4.00/dozen in the "City."
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Old 06-08-2015, 12:46 PM   #23
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Red face Shipped in Eggs

In Hawaii, eggs have shot up to $7.50 a dozen, but the REALLY ironic thing is that most of the eggs sold there are from ARIZONA (where we are legal residents, for now)!!

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Over 90% of goods in the State of Hawaii are brought in, very little is produced locally because of the value of land. The brilliant Mayor of Honolulu just okay-ed a deal to build over AG lands out on the Ewa plains for what he's calling affordable housing.
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Old 06-08-2015, 02:10 PM   #24
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Feed prices went up this spring. I sell my farm eggs for $4.00/dozen in the "City."
Glad I'm out here in the boonies then..B'GAWK!!.
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Old 06-08-2015, 04:00 PM   #25
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That is a pretty high price. I notice your location says Ontario. Is that Canada or California? ..farm eggs are going for 3 bucks a dozen up here in the valley...I just got a dozen large brown eggs at a Freshmart for 2.49...
Canada. Things cost more here.
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Old 06-08-2015, 04:24 PM   #26
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Canada. Things cost more here.
Rock lives in Canada, too - the Ottawa Valley.
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Old 06-08-2015, 04:32 PM   #27
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The city here allows us 4 egg laying hens. There are tons of rules about placement of the coop, including distance from fixed structures. Our home owner covenants do not allow us chickens (or any livestock).

That said, there are millions of people that don't have the option spending more on eggs than they do now. They can stop eating them or buy them from a supermarket that got them from a "battery farm". Telling them to spend more to get eggs that ease someone else's conscience won't work.

Large food producers keep the world from starving. It is nice if you can afford elite radishes that were pampered and allowed to roam free before they were harvested but many MANY people can not.

Change the regulations that allow bad behavior. Boycotts rarely work,, and won't when people have to eat.
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Old 06-08-2015, 04:33 PM   #28
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I love fresh eggs! Our neighbors have laying hens and I buy the eggs from them. I pay 50 cents for each egg and it's so worth it!

We don't eat meat at every meal, but it's all good. We buy our meat from the organic co-op and that seems to be so good! I love the fresh eggs...nothing better!
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Old 06-08-2015, 04:45 PM   #29
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Rock lives in Canada, too - the Ottawa Valley.
Well, here in the south they're more expensive, I guess, 'cos that's the going rate at any of the farmer's markets. If I wanted to buy the free range eggs from Zehr's, they charge $6.99 a dozen. So, in my mind, I'm saving three dollars.

Don't know if this will show up, but the 18 pack is on sale for $3.98. A savings of $1.01. The 8th slide.

http://www.realcanadiansuperstore.ca...k@current.html
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Old 06-08-2015, 04:48 PM   #30
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The store at the corner runs a special every Wednesday, two dozen eggs for $3. That deal is still in this week's flyer, but when I ran into the store for some bottled water (water main break, not the individual bottles that are such a waste, IMO) I checked the current egg price. Large whites are going for $2.99 right now.

Thursday's farm market price was $5 for a dozen at the one merchant selling eggs.
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