Here are various eggs, compared to a regular large chicken egg.
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Large chicken egg on left, Modern Game bantam on right
From left to right: large chicken egg, Muscovy egg,
2 Rouen eggs
Note that duck eggs have a waxy coating
Large chicken egg on left, China goose egg on right
Large chicken egg and Black Swan egg (which should show a greenish tint)
Large chicken egg with 2 guinea eggss
Large chicken egg on left, with 2 turkey eggs
Large chicken egg on left, with peafowl egg
From left to right: guinea egg, 2 turkey eggs, peafowl egg
Over the years I've gotten some strange eggs, but I think this one, from an Easter Egger hen, is the oddest ever!
And just for the heck of it -- Ratite eggs -- left to right: Rhea, Cassowary, Emu
Photo courtesy of Ed Hess
A page of winning eggs from the UK
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