How Eggs Shouldn’t Be

Ever wonder how your store bought eggs are produced, besides a chicken, of course? Check this out:

This is not how it should be. Even the ones labeled “free range” aren’t really that. As long as the chickens have “access” to the outside, this label meets the legal requirements. Pastured chickens get to forage and scratch around for worms and insects. A better life for the chicken means a better egg for you. Check out this comparison that was done by Mother Earth News in 2007.

Below is how we prefer to raise our egg layers. The healthiest egg you’ll get will come from pasture raised or real free range chickens. And on the plus side, the chickens get to be chickens!

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