Nothing says spring like bright yellow baby chicks and Easter eggs. In fact, May is National Egg Month. But do you know the reason behind the connection between eggs and the spring season? Egg-laying productivity is directly related to hours of daylight. Traditionally, the longer days of spring encourage more egg laying and hatching. Scroll through the slideshow to learn 10 more interesting farm facts about incredible eggs.

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Nutrition

Eggs contain all the essential protein, minerals and vitamins, and egg yolks are one of the few foods that naturally contain Vitamin D.

Eggs are also good for your eyes because they contain lutein, which helps prevent age-related cataracts and muscle degeneration.

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