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
Most popular egg category with consumers.
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
This category can be used for pastry applications or processing of industrial egg products.
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
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