Can you believe this article in Time Magazine?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Fat Bottom Farm, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. Fat Bottom Farm

    Fat Bottom Farm Out Of The Brooder

  2. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

    Jan 23, 2009
    South GA
    Time magazine has been no better than any of the mainstream media outlets for years. They would be more believable if they changed their name to National Enquirer
     
  3. sandiatonimarie

    sandiatonimarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also not mentioned was the sheer joy of raising chickens, Knowing where your food comes from, getting that first "home grown" egg as well as knowing that your chickens are well cared for and treated like living creatures instead of a "product".
     
  4. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    What Time magazine is referring to is GROCERY STORE ORGANIC EGGS, not home-grown ones. The ones in the clear plastic containers that have organic in bold letters on the cardboard sleeve. I read a similar article but was a little more explicit with what "organic" means to the USDA in regards to eggs.

    They were telling the truth, but to quote The Simpsons "There's the truth ... and the truth!" Meaning you can bend it a bit or omit things and still be honest.
     
  5. trunkman

    trunkman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 26, 2009
    Rock Hill SC
    OMG, The drive bye media is even getting into eggs, nothing like backing their liberal anti capitalist agenda big money friends. Don't pay any attention to these jerks..! [​IMG] They obviously have never cooked and eaten a store bought egg and a BYC egg side by side in the same plate!
     
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  6. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

    Jan 23, 2009
    South GA
    Quote:That's just it. These "news" outlets only spin what the Big Agri business (who donates heavily to government) want spun. Being vague in the article only leads to further misinformation and interpretation by the general public. Don't think for a second companies like Tyson and Perdue aren't happy to see articles that say - Don't buy or grow from local and organic farms. There's no difference.

    The more people move to be self-sufficient the more articles like these will pop up in order to stem the tide of folks moving away from mass produced, mass marketed food that no one knows where it came from.
     

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