It's predicted that by 2015 they'll be 1.15 Trillion eggs consumed around the world. We love eggs - boiled, poached, fried - whatever the form eggs are on the menu across the planet.
There's numerous kinds of eggs and as this infographic from Farm Flavor shows, there's a whole range of interesting egg facts to be had.
Like did you know that the biggest laid egg was 3 feet around and that the largest bird egg ever laid contained the now extinct Elephant Bird of Madagascar.
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