Did you know that there are more hens than people in Iowa? Or that an average American eats about 279 eggs per year? We didn’t either. Welcome to the wonderful world of eggs, an expansive realm shrouded in mystery—but not for long. With the help of Dianna Bourassa, an assistant professor and extension specialist at the Department of Poultry Science at Auburn University in Alabama, we’ll demystify buying and storing eggs and share some weird and wonderful facts we found along the way.