Get ready to pay more for eggs at your local grocery store.

An outbreak of bird flu at one of the country's largest producers of eggs could mean less supply and that will cause the cost of eggs to skyrocket.


Yesterday, Cal-Maine Foods said they had to temporarily shut down operations at one of its Texas facilities after detecting bird flu in chickens.

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We saw this happen at the end of 2023 when farmers dealt with a similar class of avian flu.

The current price for a dozen large eggs is around $3.

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