Can’t wait until we build our homestead and can have chickens of our own!

How to Provide

Eggs Eggs

Nutritionally Superior to Grocery Store Eggs

  • 1/3 less cholesterol
    •   1/4 less saturated fat
    •   2/3 more vitamin A
    •   2 times more omega-3 fatty acids
    •   3 times more vitamin E
    •   7 times more beta carotene

Benefits

  • Eggs from well-tended backyard chickens are healthier
  • Eggs from backyard chickens are tastier
  • Chicken droppings enrich your compost
  • Chickens provide natural insect control
  • Chickens scratching for bugs is good for the soil
  • Chicken are entertainment of the best kind
  • Chickens provide lessons for children about responsibility and where food comes from

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