"The Better Egg"

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by clickncluck, Oct 31, 2011.

  1. clickncluck

    clickncluck Chirping

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    What does Eggland's feed their chickens to be able to make the claims that they do?
    "25% less saturated fat, 4 times more vitamin D, 46% more lutein, 19% less cholesterol, over 3 times more omega 3"

    Does anyone know?
     

  2. SueBaby

    SueBaby Songster

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    I think I've read that the main difference in their feed is added flax seed, but I can't be 100% sure. If they get any greens in their diet they will have less saturated fat and cholesterol plus more vitamins A, D, E, beta carotene, and folic acid.

    That's why I let my girls free range! [​IMG]
     
  3. Manningjw

    Manningjw Songster

    Quote:That's nice to know. If anyone has any research articles posted I'd love to see them comparing free range and strict layer feeds and egg nutrients.
     
  4. clickncluck

    clickncluck Chirping

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    Thanks all.
    I would appreciate any information on feed as well.
     

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