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Egg Grading Worksheet True or False ___ 1. Albumen is another term for the yolk. _F__ 2. The yolk in a USDA Grade AA egg is flat and wide. _F__ 3. The pink coloring in the albumen is caused by blood. _F__ 4. A larger air cell size indicates a new egg. _F__ 5. Before estimating the grade of the egg, students should use the air cell gauge. _T__ 6. Rotate the egg at a 90º angle to the candler. _T__ 7. A well-centered yolk is inconspicuous. _T__ 8. A low-quality egg will have a yolk that forms a long rectangle. _T__ 9. Eggs with blood spots are inedible. _T__ 10. An addled egg forms when the yolk breaks. Short Answer 11. List three defects that result in egg loss. Spots or hairline cracks on the shell, not in a egg shape, blood spots. 12. List the USDA grades for exterior egg quality. A,B,AA 13. Why does Dr. Kreuger advise students against 'nosing' the eggs?
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Unformatted text preview: Some eggs you can’t see inside of them to see if they are fertile that way. 14. Is it acceptable to handle the eggs in a judging contest? No. 15. Which rule applies when there are multiple stains on the exterior of the egg? It is a non edible egg. 16. What is the difference between a stain and adhering dirt? Stain will not come off the dirt will. 17. Are calcium deposits on the shell grounds for downgrading the egg? Yes. 18. When judging cartons of eggs, how many points should the student deduct for each critical factor? 1. 19. List two examples of major factors. Big spots on the yolk indicates it was a fertile egg, egg that sinks into water is a fresh egg. 20. Give one example of a minor factor. One blood spot does not mean the egg is fertile....
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