Free Range Eggs

What makes our eggs
so exceptional?:
  • No antibiotics
  • No hormones
  • No de-beaking
  • No preservatives
  • No medications
  • No pesticides
We never use pesticides, fungicides or herbicides on our hens or their pasture. We do not use detergent baths or oil coatings on our eggs.

We raise heritage breed chickens for our eggs. Our current laying flock includes Barred Rocks, Rhode Island Reds, Delawares, Black Australorps and Sexlink crosses. We added Ameraucanas and Easter Eggers in 2008 for their blue and green shelled eggs.

Experience for yourself the difference fresh greens make in egg quality and nutrition. Whites are not runny and sloppy, yolks are firm and a rich marigold color, even the shells are thick and hard. And taste? Absolutely delicious, a rich flavor simply unrivaled by store bought eggs!

Our brown eggs and blue/green eggs stand out over the store-bought types!  



Barred Rock and Rhode Island Red pullets



Red Sexlinks foraging on grass and clover



Blue Ameraucana pair
 
 
 

More of the Good, Less of the Bad

Eggs produced by pasture grazed hens have less fat and far less cholesterol, more Omega-3 fatty acids (vital for optimal heart and brain function), and a very high level of beta-carotene (a form of vitamin A). Our chickens are not fed chemicals or hormones; they simply live as nature intended enjoying a fresh, natural, free range diet . Our hens enjoy a wonderful, happy life so they can produce the most nutritious eggs for you.

Mother Earth News recently offered results of documented studies which test compared free range (pastured) eggs to factory produced USDA eggs. When compared to factory grown eggs, free range eggs have, on average:

• 1/3 less cholesterol
• 1/4 less saturated fat
• 2/3 more vitamin A
• 2 times more omega-3 fatty acids
• 3 times more vitamin E
• 7 times more beta carotene

Read the complete article online: Mother Earth News Article