How many oysters are in a peck?

Answer There is no definite number of oysters in a peck. A peck is defined as a quarter of a bushel of oysters. A bushel is also rather loosely defined by weight: anywhere from 45 to 60 pounds.Source:The ... Read More »

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How many tomatoes equal a peck?

Answer A peck is equal to eight quarts or about 53 cubic inches. If your tomatoes are about three cubic inches (about the size of a baseball), there are about 17 tomatoes in a peck. There are a lot... Read More »

How many oysters per bushel?

A bushel of oysters contains anywhere between 200 to 300 oysters, depending on their size. Many oystermen consider a bushel a measurement of weight. Typically, a bushel of oysters will weigh betw... Read More »

How many oysters are in a bushel?

Oyster growers shuck and sort their harvest by size, measuring them according to strict industry standards established by the FDA. One gallon of oyster meat equals one bushel, no matter whether you... Read More »

How many oysters actually contain pearls?

Millions of oysters are nucleated each year, but only a small percentage of those oysters produce pearls. Only 50 percent of all nucleated oysters bear pearls. Only 10 percent of all nucleated oyst... Read More »