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No eggs! 4 days 2 hours ago #3874190

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We have plenty of eggs here and no significant price rises.

We get a tray of new laid eggs for £2.

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No eggs! 4 days 2 hours ago #3874192

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Without straying too far from the original Post, a lot of the increases by retailers are due to the rising energy costs as well as other factors, there are some horror stories of some retailers energy bills rising from £1500 a month to around £6000, a staggering amount
As for the farmers, the buyer generally tells them how much they will pay for their product, there is something definitely wrong with that business model
Back to the Original Post, there are eggs available, however some retailers are now rationing customers to how many they can buy

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No eggs! 4 days 2 hours ago #3874200

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knighten wrote: Eggs are now being imported from Italy especially those being sold at Sainsbury's. Let's not forget when they start to virtue signal about supporting British farmers or how green they are we know it's the usual lies



Obviously seen on YouTube of course..

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No eggs! 4 days 2 hours ago #3874207

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Vienna wrote:

knighten wrote: Eggs are now being imported from Italy especially those being sold at Sainsbury's. Let's not forget when they start to virtue signal about supporting British farmers or how green they are we know it's the usual lies



Obviously seen on YouTube of course..


Obviously? lol

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No eggs! 4 days 43 minutes ago #3874223

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RichardA wrote:

Vienna wrote:

knighten wrote: Eggs are now being imported from Italy especially those being sold at Sainsbury's. Let's not forget when they start to virtue signal about supporting British farmers or how green they are we know it's the usual lies



Obviously seen on YouTube of course..


Obviously? lol


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No eggs! 4 days 31 minutes ago #3874225

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On the news last night they were interviewing egg farmers, they all said the same, what it is costing to produce the eggs with huge increases in the cost of feed and energy costs that they were being paid for the eggs less than it costs to produce them and that they would not be replacing their hens.
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No eggs! 4 days 20 minutes ago #3874227

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Yo wrote: On the news last night they were interviewing egg farmers, they all said the same, what it is costing to produce the eggs with huge increases in the cost of feed and energy costs that they were being paid for the eggs less than it costs to produce them and that they would not be replacing their hens.


Quite so...because they can't afford to replace the culled hens....and the supermarkets are the ones placing the producers in that situation.
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These big supermarkets often have loss leaders to attract customers egg sales would be no dent in their profits.It's wrong that they rip off the farmers you support local farm produce or lose it .I personally wouldn't worry about paying extra knowing the true situation
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No eggs! 3 days 21 hours ago #3874264

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DarrenM wrote: Without straying too far from the original Post, a lot of the increases by retailers are due to the rising energy costs as well as other factors, there are some horror stories of some retailers energy bills rising from £1500 a month to around £6000, a staggering amount
As for the farmers, the buyer generally tells them how much they will pay for their product, there is something definitely wrong with that business model
Back to the Original Post, there are eggs available, however some retailers are now rationing customers to how many they can buy

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Yes eggs are easier to access now particularly since the main supermarkets are only allowing customers to buy twelve eggs.

No price increases here yet.

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No eggs! 3 days 21 hours ago #3874265

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From The Grocery Gazette :-

BFREPA (British free range egg producers association) CEO Robert Gooch says the issues are “not surprising”, as struggling egg producers have been calling for greater returns since March.

Gooch says he is “disappointed” retailers have ignored these calls to pay a “sustainable price” to farmers, as they ultimately led to producers facing the financial difficulties which have seen many of them bow out of the business altogether.

Egg farmer Ioan Humphreys recently took to social media to call out supermarkets for “not paying egg farmers”, pointing out that retailers are raising prices for the customer but not paying enough for farmers to continue producing eggs.

Humphreys said: “Supermarkets are going to tell you the egg shortages is because of avian flu. But the real reason why there’s an egg shortage is because the supermarkets won’t pay the farmers for the eggs.”

“Our cost of producing these eggs has skyrocketed – feed, electric, the price of new birds, that’s gone up, but our price of eggs has stayed the same. We physically can’t afford to produce these eggs.”
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