Compare Your Eggs to Commercial Eggs

When you buy eggs, what does Class 1 mean? The different classes denote different egg sizes as follows.


James McPherson's hens lay all sorts of sized eggs
James McPherson's hens lay all sorts of sized eggs

Traditional Sizes


Class
Weight (g)
 0  >75
 1
 70 - 75
 2
 65 - 70
 3  60 - 65
 4  55 - 60
 5
 50 - 55
 6  45 - 50
 7  <45

Modern Sizes


Size
Weight (g)
 Very Large (XL)  >73
 Large (L)
 73 - 73
 Medium (M)
 53 - 63
 Small (S)  <53

Why Do My Chickens Sometimes Lay Tiny Eggs?

You may find a really small egg. This is caused by a foreign object taking the place of a yolk in the egg laying process.



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Comments

Joe, 21 April 2015

All the info I needed x


, 21 April 2015

Thanks for size chart


Val, 1 November 2012

Exactly what I was looking for - thank you.

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