Eggpress / Egg Sizes

Weight - Category

Pee wee -> Less than 42 g

Small -> 42 g to 48 g

Medium -> 49 g to 55 g

Large -> 56 g to 69 g

Extra Large -> 63 g to 70 g

Jumbo -> More than 69 g

Canada A

Most popular egg category with consumers.

Grading aspect

Shell -> Clean and sound

Air chamber dimension -> Does not surpass 4,8 mm

Yolk -> Indistinct contour, round and reasonably well centered

Aspect of contents at breaking -> Yolk passably round and raised, surrounded by a thick white

Canada B

This category can be used for pastry applications or processing of industrial egg products.

Grading Aspect

Shell -> sound, can be lightly soiled and stained

Air chamber dimension -> Does not surpass 9,6 mm

Yolk -> Visible contour, moderately oblong

Aspect of contents at breaking -> Yolk moderately oblong, lightly flattened and sprawling, surrounded by a clearer white

Canada C

Last category, sold for processing only.

Shell -> clean, can be stained in a 1/3 proportion and cracked

Air chamber dimension-> No limit

Yolk -> Can be oblong with a dark contour

Aspect of contents at breaking -> Yolk is oblong, lengthened or flattened and surrounded by a aqueous white

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