FILE - This Nov. 25, 2014, file photo, shows eggs for sale in a Des Moines, Iowa, grocery store. Prices for eggs and turkey meat are edging up as the bird flu in the Midwest claims an increasing number of chickens and turkeys. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Wondering why eggs are so expensive?

The Midwest price of a dozen large eggs rose to $1.88. That’s 58 percent higher than they were a month ago when the bird flu first hit Iowa …