Producer willingness to fund a marketing order for eggs

Milton E. Madison, James W. Dunn

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Egg producers have attempted to establish marketing orders for eggs in the past Their willingness to fund a market control and promotion program was examined through use of a mail questionnaire. The majority of respondents were in favor of a program to control shell egg marketing and continue generic promotion efforts. Eighty-six percent of producers favored a one-cent per bird assessment for program development. Half of the producers, who owned 58 percent of the birds, favored a two-cent per dozen assessment to operate the program* Current funding is.17 cent per dozen (5 cents per case).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)22-26
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Applied Poultry Research
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1992


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