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Size of the pores on a chicken's egg[edit]

How big are the pores on an ordinary egg? Are they large enough to let a blood cell through? If you have the answer, could you post both here and on the discussion page of the userpage? Flag of the United States.svgChiss Boy 07:42, 5 February 2007 (UTC)

Nutritional Value[edit]

What happens if you eat eggshells? I know people who eat them, does the calcium lead to a higher chance of kidney stones? IAmTheCoinMan (talk) 16:08, 21 February 2008 (UTC)

Egg shell strength[edit]

How hard is an egg shell? If it was to be droppped from say 4m how would you best be able to protect it? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 06:13, 22 April 2008 (UTC)

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Namespace reorganization[edit]

I've recently suggested a merge/split between Egg (biology) and ovum, and I expect the editors of this article probably ought to participate in that too. --arkuat (talk) 06:10, 23 June 2008 (UTC)

WikiProject Food and drink Tagging[edit]

This article talk page was automatically added with {{WikiProject Food and drink}} banner as it falls under Category:Food or one of its subcategories. If you find this addition an error, Kindly undo the changes and update the inappropriate categories if needed. The bot was instructed to tagg these articles upon consenus from WikiProject Food and drink. You can find the related request for tagging here . If you have concerns , please inform on the project talk page -- TinucherianBot (talk) 10:59, 3 July 2008 (UTC)


Is the eggshell biodegradable? If left clean and dry, will it last forever? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:26, 25 December 2008 (UTC)

Names for ends[edit]

What are the scientific/medical/proper names of the big and little ends of avian eggs? Which eggs are round and which are oval? (talk) 17:33, 26 February 2014 (UTC)