Register Now for NCSU Egg Grading School for Small Flock Producers

Posted On July 12, 2017— Written By
Eggs from pastured hens at Perry-winkle Farm.

Eggs from pastured hens at Perry-winkle Farm. Photo by Debbie Roos.

The upcoming NC Egg Grading School at NC State University is a training class for people who have small flocks and sell eggs on a regular basis to consumers. The training will cover the basics of how to properly clean eggs and handle them, evaluating quality internally and externally, and the NC Egg Law. If you are interested in grading your own eggs and/or interested in selling graded eggs, this is the workshop for you! Check out the agenda and registration details below.

Date: July 26, 2017

Prestage Department of Poultry Science
Poultry Teaching Unit
3801 Inwood Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27603-3305

Program Agenda:

8:30 a.m. Registration

8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

8:50 a.m. Cleaning Eggs

9:00 a.m. Exterior Egg Grading with Lab

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Interior Egg Grading (Candling) with Lab

12:00 p.m. Lunch (provided)

1:00 p.m. Combining All Quality Factors with Lab

2:30 p.m. Broken Out Egg Quality with Lab

3:00 p.m. NC Grading and Regulations: Understanding the Regulations and Who is Exempt

4:00 p.m. Wrap-up and Evaluation


  • Ken Anderson, NC State University
  • Richard Hoyle, NCDA&CS
  • Bill Bruton, NCDA&CS

The registration fee is $50 and covers materials for the school, breaks, and lunch. The deadline for registration is July 16, 2017.

Click here to register on-line. Scroll down to find the Egg Grading School, then click on the Registration Link.

For more information contact Ken Anderson at 919-515-5527 or email