Thursday, July 20, 2023

Nutrition is key to good egg production

 Eggs from free range, well cared for chickens have been shown to be more nutritious than those from hens in cages or locked in barns. They are lower in cholesterol and saturated fats. They are also higher in Vitamins A, D and E, Omega 3, and Beta Carotene.

The eggs also taste better! The benefits are from the hens being fed a more nutritious and diverse diet. Another benefit of good nutrition is that the hens lay more. We currently have a lay rate of just under 95% which means we have plenty of eggs for our local customers.