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According to the Colorado Egg Act (C.R.S. 35-21-104) "Every person selling poultry eggs within this state shall obtain a dealer's license for each place where such business is conducted."
Please note that any person who produces and sells only at retail (directly to the consumer) less than 40 cases per week is exempted from licensing with the State of Colorado.
Egg Dealer Licensing As Of July 1, 2014
1. Print the Egg Dealer License Application . Fill in all information in the spaces provided.
If you are a small-flock egg producer with fewer than 3000 birds, mark the box for Class I and answer the questions on the second page of the application.
If this is the first time the business is applying for an Egg Dealer License, mark the box for Class II.
The Dealer license classes are based upon the average number of cases of eggs sold per week during the previous 12 months. One case of eggs contains 30 dozen.
License periods run from January 1 to December 31 each year and the license must be renewed annually. The license fee cannot be prorated for partial years.
2. Mark the box that accurately describes your firm's egg sales history and note the fee due for that license class.
3. Return your completed application with a check for the appropriate fee to our mailing address:
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Inspection & Consumer Services Division \ Eggs Program
2331 W. 31st Avenue
Denver, CO 80211