Chapter 12- Eggs - NTR 307 Chapter 12- Eggs 10/20/10 Video...

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NTR 307 Chapter 12- Eggs 10/20/10 Video Questions o Brown egg is not more healthy then white (only difference is the breed of the chicken) Brown ear = brown egg o Use cameras, acoustic, and visual sensors to check for quality Acoustics are for shell integrity testing o Chickens lay about 1 egg every 25 hours (not fertilized) Fertilized = little blood and shorter shelf life o Know what “free-range” eggs are o Egg = complete reproductive package o Store bought are not fertilized o Shell- ~ 10% of total weight High Ca carbonate Gas permeable o White- ~60% total weight Mostly water ~.5g fat, ~4g protein (complete) Highest quality/biologic value Other proteins compared to egg Contain high levels of avidin (binds the vitamin biotin) o Yolk- ~30% of total weight Approximately 50% water ~ 3 g protein, 5 g fat Xanthophyll: main yellow pigment Eggs: Micro Nutrients 1
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