Egg Prices Jump as Bird Flu Hits Poultry Flocks

Avian influenza spreading across the U.S. has led to the deaths of more than 17 million birds, tightening supplies for eggs and poultry


More than 17 million chickens have died or been euthanized due to the growing outbreak of Bird Flu across the Midwest and Eastern states, sending the price of a dozen eggs up to $2.88. The disease is hitting near Easter, which is always a time of high egg demand, which has caused the price of eggs.

Published 4/2/22 in the Wall Street Journal. Read article here. (Subscription may be required.)