Certainly, the eggs we get from our hens are fresh. But they also often have double yolks and can be humongous. The double yolks are probably the result of the fact that our hens are young and their production is out of synch. But the size? Holy moly.

See the egg on the right? That’s about the size of large eggs I can buy at the grocery. The egg on the left is much larger even than the extra large eggs you can get at the store.

According to Wikipedia, a jumbo egg, which I have never seen at the store, is 71 grams or larger. This egg weighed in on my kitchen scale at 92 grams!

Having given birth, I can only feel for the poor chicken who pushed out this egg this morning. No wonder they were all screaming in sympathy.

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