big egg, little egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bunch-a-chickens, Dec 15, 2007.

  1. bunch-a-chickens

    bunch-a-chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what are the weight classes for chicken eggs? like 56 grams, would be classified as what? large, extra large?
     
  2. devora

    devora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Found this for Canada. Even if it doesn't exactly apply it's interesting:

    http://www.eggs.ab.ca/about/egggrades.htm


    Canada Grade A Egg Weights:
    Size Weight/Egg
    Jumbo At least 70 grams
    Extra Large At least 64 grams
    Large At least 56 grams
    Medium At least 49 grams
    Small At least 42 grams
    Pee Wee Less than 42 grams
     
  3. GreggsEggs

    GreggsEggs Cooped Up

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    US. Egg cartons say 50g are large eggs
     

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