Egg recall on the News stations every day now.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by joebryant, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. joebryant

    joebryant Crowing

    Doncha luv it? Wonder how many thousands of new members for BYC and demand for free range chicken eggs will be brought about by this revelation and truth about the "commercial" egg producers. Betcha it's time to raise your prices, folks; the demand's going to shoot up.
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2010
  2. duck walk

    duck walk Songster

    Jun 13, 2009
    white springs, fl
    Even the comedians are on it...Stephen Colbert commented the other night about how they were going to put all those recalled eggs back in the chickens...not a funny thing but I hope the spot light shines on those battery hens and they get some improvements in their lives...
  3. joebryant

    joebryant Crowing

    Quote:I just now walked into the living room where CNN was on, and Dr. Sanjay was reporting on it. He had a list of 10 brand names showing and said that there was a longer list on his web site.
  4. Jessie_Jazz

    Jessie_Jazz In the Brooder

    Aug 6, 2010
    Suffolk UK
    Why are eggs being re-called?

    I'm from the UK and haven't heard of this.
  5. Samonella.

    And they wonder why we bother keeping "those stinky, dirty, smelly, loud, annoying" birds! No, I think they will figure it out [​IMG]
  6. hensonly

    hensonly Songster

    May 15, 2008
    upstate NY
    And now it's time for me to go out and do morning chores...feed and water my "stupid, smelly, noisy" hens whose eggs have never made anyone sick!

    I don't often say I TOLD YOU SO but now I might think about it!
  7. Sissy

    Sissy Songster

    Jul 18, 2007
    Sevier county, Tn.
    Good morning just came in and my flock
    are watered, fed happy as ever because they know
    they are special little stinkers [​IMG] [​IMG]
  8. scooterward

    scooterward Songster

    Apr 13, 2010
    Lenoir City, TN
    I love my chickens and they are happy, healthy and well taken care of. I live in Maine and DeCosters Egg Farm has been in the news for decades. Dirty, smelly, inhumane place that clearly should have been shut down decades ago. I hope something gets done about the battery chickens but I'm not waiting for that to happen (if it ever does). I've been buying my eggs from a local farm for a couple of years now and just this year my DH agreed to let me have my own flock. I'm a happy camper. I KNOW WHERE MY FOOD COMES FROM!

    I love my chickens. [​IMG]
  9. 1shelby1

    1shelby1 Songster

    Mar 11, 2008
    whine cntry,ca.
    And WHY would anyone in California knowingly buy eggs from IOWA?Because the public doesn't know where the eggs are from!
    My clients ,family and friends all know where their eggs are from-My Chickens!So when my hoity winey parttime neighbors screen my coop area-I just smile,smile,smile...and let the roosters speak!
  10. Mark & Nique

    Mark & Nique Chirping

    Jun 20, 2010
    South Carolina
    Isn't the outbreak basically caused by factory farming and the filth and unsafe methods used?

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