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benefits of fresh eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by what was i thinking, Nov 9, 2008.

  1. what was i thinking

    what was i thinking Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2008
    cny ny
    i am going to put up a flyer at work for my eggs. i was wondering if someone can tell me or point me in the right directrion to a list of the pros of egging our eggs over the stores?
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Fresher is better. [​IMG]
     
  3. sunnydee

    sunnydee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Happy girls = yummy eggs!
     
  4. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
    Taste better than store bought I have had issuses with eggs over the yrs and would eat fresh eggs over store bought any day.
     
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  5. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
  6. CK Chickadilly

    CK Chickadilly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2008
    West Michigan
    Quote:Most excellent to hand out to your customers & anyone else in doubt of "free range" chickens!

    Thanks for the link! [​IMG]
     
  7. oldbuzzard

    oldbuzzard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    freshness! will store longer than store bought. they are already old when you buy them. great link chickentoes!
     
  8. hinky toes

    hinky toes Out Of The Brooder

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    Pros:

    1) They taste better
    2) Less fuel burned to get them to the consumer
    3) Typically, they are healthier to eat - more omega-3, lower cholesterol
    4) Satisfaction of supporting the local producer
    5) Chant with me - "free range, free range, free range!"

    Cons:

    1) because they are fresher, it takes longer for them to "age" to make good hard boiled eggs. Oh, the horror!

    We sell our eggs to the neighbors. One of the selling points we advertise is free delivery!...then I make the kids deliver them in a wagon. We sell about 6 to 10 dozen/week for about $3 per doz.
     
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  9. what was i thinking

    what was i thinking Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2008
    cny ny
    yes thanks for the link. i knew i have seen something in print somewhere. i was trying the "because they are fresh from yesterday" and it wasn't cutting it. i have one friend that says she can't eat my eggs because 'it is too personal for her." i didn't know what she meant. than she said "i met the chickens", i thought that was pretty funny. i work with 140 people and see almost everyone personally, everyday. i should be able to sell a couple dozen eggs, i would hope.
     
  10. oldbuzzard

    oldbuzzard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thats odd! everyone that has met my girls WANTS to be on a list to get eggs!
     

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