## Extra Large Eggs

By miasuzzette Updated 12 Jul 2008 , 1:30am by JanH

miasuzzette Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 3:56am
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Curiosity I would like to know, if u can use 2 Extra large eggs & it equals to 3. Can you do that. Yes or No. Please, Let me know. A Newbie

Thank You
Margie from Ct

3 replies
KoryAK Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 4:59am
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huh? do 2 extra large equal three what? small? large?

kimmypooh79 Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 4:59am
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No you can't b/c egg sizes are determined by weight. Large eggs weigh 2.0 oz. and XL eggs weigh 2.25 oz. So you would be short 1.5 oz. of egg if you did that. Use a scale if you have one. I hope this helps you.

JanH Posted 12 Jul 2008 , 1:30am
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U.S. Standards, Grades, and Weight classes for Shell Eggs:

http://tinyurl.com/6o9ke7

12 Jumbo = 30 oz.
12 XLg = 27 oz.
12 Lg = 24 oz.
12 Med = 21 oz.
12 Small = 18 oz.
12 PeeWee = 15 oz.

Weight requirements (which can vary by state):

Jumbo egg: 2.417 oz. or 68.522 grams
XLarge egg: 2.167 oz. or 61.434 grams
Large egg: 1.917 oz. or 54.347 grams
Med. egg: 1.667 oz. or 47.259 grams
Small egg: 1.417 oz. or 40.172 grams
Pee Wee egg <1.417 oz. or < 40.172 grams

http://tinyurl.com/56tx8x

HTH