FAQ's

 

Q.  How can I tell if an egg is fresh?

A.  Place eggs in a bowl of cold water.  Really fresh eggs will drop to the bottom of the bowl and lie on their sides.  Somewhat fresh eggs will stand on end and bob about in the water.  Old eggs will float-and should be discarded.

 

Q. How Often do hens lay an egg?

A.  An average 25-30 eggs per month.


Q. How long do eggs keep?

A. Like with most foods the sooner you enjoy the product the fresher it will be, for the best quality you should use your eggs within 3-5 weeks. Be sure to prevent illness from bacteria: Keep your eggs refrigerated below 45, cook eggs until yolks are firm, and cook foods containing eggs thoroughly.


Q. Where can I learn more about the health benefits of Pasture Raised and Grass Fed Foods?

A. There are many web sites that provide good information like www.EatWild.com.


Q. When I cracked one of your eggs the shell was extremely hard, why?

A. Since our hens are Pasture Raised they enjoy eating a normal and real diet that hens should eat, this well balanced diet along with providing them with extra digestive aids, if they want it, oyster shells and grits develops a superior egg.


Q. Why is it hard to peel off the shells when I hard boiled one of your eggs?
A. Because our eggs are very fresh they do not peel easily when hard boiled.  What we tend to do is keep a dozen in the refrigerator for 2 weeks and then hard boil them for a delicious treat.