What is the white in store bought eggs?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by urbanhatch, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. urbanhatch

    urbanhatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone posted great pictures of fertile verses non-fertile eggs. I lost the link. Anyway what is the white attached to the yolk when opening store bought eggs?
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  2. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

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    That's called the chalazia and it is in all eggs. It anchors the yolk.
     
  3. urbanhatch

    urbanhatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks always wondered about it. Sometimes it is quite big and sometimes not. I buy jumbo eggs so I guess the chalazia is bigger.
     
  4. beak

    beak On vacation

    Dec 12, 2008
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    Hey, how did you draw on that egg?
     
  5. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    I'm guessing photoshop or paint.
     

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