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Fun facts about chicken eggs

We are happy to share some fun facts about chicken eggs with you.

Did you know that the largest egg ever laid by a chicken was in 2010 by a hen named Harriet from the United Kingdom? Her egg measured 9.1 inches in diameter!

The color of the eggshell depends on the breed of the chicken. Most chicken breeds lay light-to-medium brown eggs, but some breeds can lay white, dark brown, green, blue, or cream-colored eggs.

Eggs are good for your eyes, as they contain lutein, which prevents cataracts and muscle degeneration.

A female chick is born with thousands of tiny ova, which are undeveloped yolks. Once she reaches maturity, she can lay an egg every day, even without a rooster.

The slogan “Incredible, Edible Egg” was created by an ad agency in 1977 to promote egg consumption.