egg size question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cybercat, Jan 23, 2008.

  1. cybercat

    cybercat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, this might be a brainless question but...

    How do you measure the size of an egg for small, med, large, exlarge and jumbo?
     
  2. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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  3. cybercat

    cybercat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank You that was what I was looking for.[​IMG]
     
  4. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    and here I thought it was per egg... [​IMG] Thanks for the info, Greyfields!
     
  5. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    There is also some obscure rules preventing you from putting in 11 super tiny eggs with 1 big one.

    If you are selling eggs out of your farm, you can do it (at least in my state) un-graded and un-sized. This is a very good thing.
     
  6. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Quote:Well darn, there goes my plan to get rid of some bantam eggs... [​IMG]

    Quote:Yes, it is a very good thing. I do not want a USDA or state inspector standing over my shoulder as I collect, package, and sell eggs. Hopefully, the right to sell eggs fresh from the farm will never get taken away.
     
  7. Churkenduse

    Churkenduse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very informative.

    According to the photos that means that our fresh farm eggs are grade AAA since ours are higher and spread less [​IMG]

    And are probably allot healthier and definately fresher

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