McDonald's says its breakfast menu will be available all day starting on Oct. 6

Associated Press

If you're one of those people who hates missing the end of breakfast hours at McDonald's, hang on just a little longer: the chain says its breakfast menu will be available all day starting Oct. 6.

Items like Egg McMuffins, hotcakes, sausage burritos, fruit 'n yogurt parfaits, hash browns and biscuits will be available anytime, although the exact menu will vary in different markets.

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The company said core items like the Big Mac, McNuggets and fries won't change. Other items may change on a regional basis depending on what customers like.

The Oak Brook, Illinois-based company has been testing an all-day breakfast menu in San Diego for months. It has been looking for a way to boost its slumping sales.