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Store egg vs. Pasture Egg

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Bil, May 9, 2009.

  1. Bil

    Bil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cooked up my first 2 eggs yesterday and also cooked up a store bought white egg to compare. LOVED my eggs!! [​IMG]

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    Bil
     
  2. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    You will never look at store eggs the same! Also, you might want to look up how much more nutritional your eggs are compared to store eggs, you will be surprised!
     
  3. LilbitChicken

    LilbitChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    GREAT photo comparison! We are JUST getting our chickens on Sunday... can't wait for our own eggs....NOT store bought! There REALLY is a difference![​IMG]
     
  4. selinagil

    selinagil Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't remember ever eating a fresh egg until I got my own chikens. They are so rich and yummy!!![​IMG]
     
  5. addiedunn

    addiedunn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey! I have those same dishes! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. silentrunning

    silentrunning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Us too! Since we discovered that patern our dishwasher is just sitting there. [​IMG]

    Doug
     
  7. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    This article on egg nutrition was in Mother Earth News. I'm not sure of the actual science that went into this as I think the values would depend greatly on the pasture (bugs and greens), the time of year, how long they are on pasture each day, etc, but the basic premise makes sense to me.

    In my opinion, you don't have to free range over fifty acres all day every day to get a benefit. Just do the best you can with what you have and you've done your best.

    http://www.motherearthnews.com/Real-Food/2005-08-01/Free-Range-Eggs.aspx
     
  8. Bil

    Bil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Us too! Since we discovered that patern our dishwasher is just sitting there. [​IMG]

    Doug

    ROFLOL!!! It's our favorite set!! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Ridgerunner,

    Thanks for the article. Ours have free range of our 5 acres all day from about 7:00 am - 8:00 pm (less in the winter) so we hope that we will get some of the benefits. [​IMG]
     
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I had 4 boiled eggs for breakfast this morning. Gotta love that protein and how long you feel full.
     

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