Egg Licensing

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Egg Dealer

A. A small dealer’s license is required of any person, firm or corporation who buys, sells or traffics in more than five [5] cases and less than two hundred [200] cases of eggs in any one [1] week.

B. A medium-sized dealer’s license is required of any person, firm or corporation who buys, sells or traffics in over two hundred [200] cases and less than four hundred [400] cases of eggs in any one [1] week.

C. A large dealer’s license is required of any person, firm or corporation who buys, sells or traffics in over four hundred [400] cases in any one [1] week.

D. The annual fees for each type of dealer are:

(1) Small . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.00

(2) Medium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25.00

(3) Large . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50.00

E. For the purpose of this section a case shall consist of thirty [30] dozen eggs.

F. All licenses shall be conspicuously posted in the place of business to which they apply. The license is subject to revocation by the inspectors for cause. All licenses issued prior to the effective date of the Egg Grading Act shall expire when the act becomes effective and thereafter all licenses are renewable annually on July 1 of each year and shall expire on June 30 of the succeeding year.

Ungraded Egg Dealer

A. Retailers may sell the eggs specified in section 25-6-6 NMSA 1978 to consumers only when such eggs on hand, offered or placed on sale are clearly marked “ungraded.” Ungraded eggs shall be cartoned when sold at retail.

 B. Any person proposing to sell ungraded eggs shall, prior to any such sale, notify the department in writing of his intent to sell ungraded eggs specifying his location, the number of laying hens owned or in his possession, the place of production and the general area of the state in which the eggs are to be sold.

 C. It is unlawful for any person selling any portion of his daily production as graded eggs to sell any portion thereof as ungraded eggs, except that any person may change his sales from graded to ungraded if he notifies the department in writing prior to such change.

 D. It is unlawful for any person selling any portion of his daily production as ungraded eggs to sell any portion thereof as graded eggs, except that any person may change his sales from ungraded to graded eggs if he notifies the department in writing within five (5) days from the date of change.

You can also submit the Ungraded Egg Dealer Registration form online by filling out the fields below and clicking on the “Send” button.

Business Name (if applicable):
Name:
Email:
Mailing Address:
Phone:
Number of Laying Hens Owned (or in possesion)
Place of Production:
General Area of State Where Eggs are to be Sold:
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