Pasture Raised Chicken
As one of the most versatile animals on our farm, chickens provide us with meat and eggs while providing fertility to our soil. Our meat birds are raised in portable pasture pens so they are on new grass every few hours of the day and protected from aerial predators. Once the chickens have utilized an area you can guarantee to see an increase in soil life!
Our egg layers consists of three heritage breeds : Rhode Island Reds, Barred Rock, and Buff Orpingtons. They are transported around the farm and set free daily to consume bugs, stimulate the soil, and work to cleanse the pasture environment. In exchange for this quality life that we provide, the hens offer us the highest quality, protein packed eggs.
According to a Mother Earth News study, eggs produced based on pasture raising are a completely different product than supermarket eggs in the these important ways:
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