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True or false organic eggs are more expensive than normal eggs?

True

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True or false eggs contain vitamin C?

False

2

What is a pickled egg?

A marinated hard cooked egg?

3

Is it best to store eggs in the door of the refrigerator?

No because the temperature change is to great

4

What are the 3 main ways to perverse eggs?

Refrigeration, drying, and freezing

5

True or false the average hen lays from 175-235 eggs per year?

False

6

How much protein is in a large egg?

6.25 grams

7

True or false a pullet is a chicken less than 1 one year of age?

False, because only hens are pullet's

8

What is the main mineral in egg shells?

Calcium carbonate

9

What factors influence egg size?

Age of hen, weight of hen, breed, heat, stress, overcrowding, poor nutrition

10

How many pores does a egg shell have?

7,000

11

How many large eggs fits in a cup?

5 eggs

12

What is the best way to prevention cannibalism?

Clipping the beaks

13

What is a water bath?

A Bain Marie, promotes even cooking

14

What is a water glass?

A solution of sodium silicate formally used to preserve eggs

15

What is a chalaze?

Little rope like structure that keeps the yoke centered in the egg

16

How much cholesterol is in a large egg?

213 milligrams

17

How many hours does it take for a chicken to lay an egg?

24-26 hours

18

What is oviposition?

The laying of an egg?

19

What is a frittata?

An unfolded version of an omelet

20

What is the germinal disk?

The entrance to the latebra, the channel to the center of the yoke

21

What is hollandaice sauce?

A rich lemon flavored butter sauce, thickened with egg yoke?

22

What is the ingredients of a marshmallow?

Sugar, corn syrup, egg white, gelatin

23

What is a nest egg?

A natural or artificial egg that encourages laying?

24

What is the albumen?

The egg white

25

What happens to the albumen when it's beaten?

It increases in volume by 6-8 times

26

What year was the American egg board founded?

1975

27

What is a biological value, and what is the biological value of an egg?

The biological value is the measure of protein quality and the biological value of an egg is 93.7

28

Are blood spots more common in young or old eggs?

Young

29

What is the bloom?

A coating or membrain that covers the pores of the egg

30

What is the weight of a dozen large eggs?

18 ounces

31

How many calories does a large egg contain?

75 calories

32

What is the Julian date?

The date the eggs were packed

33

What percent of the liquid weight of an egg is the yoke?

33%

34

Name 3 nutrients that the yoke contains more than the white?

Phosphorus, manganese, iron, iodine, copper, protein, calcium, zinc, vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E

35

How many calories are contained in the yoke of the egg?

59 calories

36

What percent of the fat in the egg is in the yoke?

100%

37

How many essential amiro acids are in an egg?

All of them

38

Can you freeze eggs?

Yes, just not in the shell

39

What is Mayonnaise?

Salad dressing made of eggs, oil, vinegar or lemon juice and seasonings