Pastured Eggs Questions
Where can I buy pastured eggs? I have access to Whole Foods and Trader Joe's and ideally I'd like to buy them from there; they do have omega-3 enriched eggs, but it's not clear they're pastured -- they claim "vegetarian diet" which I'm concerned... (more)
Chickens are meant to digest corn, so it's totally fine for them to eat it. But you do want them also to have grass and bugs, so you are looking for eggs marked "pastured". Where are you located?
It's 19 degrees here in Philadelphia right now. 1. Do pastured chickens stay outside in the winter? 2. If not, what do they eat? 3. Are winter-time pastured eggs any better than regular store bought... (more)
First of all, please enlighten me to the difference, nutritionally, between these. Also, while it seems pretty obvious, maybe you could distinguish between "Free Range" "Cage Free" and "Pastured" eggs. I'm thinking that free range is the same as... (more)
Over the past year, I've been buying pastured eggs pretty much exclusively. I've leaned toward the Vital Farms variety from Whole Foods. Recently, however, I've grown frustrated with the $7 price tag, and I'm wondering whether they offer the... (more)
FYI, Pullet eggs are from chickens just learning to lay eggs. The chickens are always under 1-year old, at least according to this farmer. I was at the farmer's market yesterday trying to get some duck eggs. I approached the stand and was... (more)
I've eaten eggs my entire life, but since becoming Paleo over the past year, I've experienced a tenfold upswing in my egg eating. As a part of my routine, I've been eating 5-6 pasture raised eggs purchased from a local farmer. Until recently, I... (more)
I too developed an allergy to egg whites as a result of increased exposure. My solution has been to hard boil them and discard the whites and only eat the yolks. I don't experience any stomach upset this way and I get the feeling that the reduced... (more)
If the guinea fowls are themselves pastured, I would probably eat them out of novelty, but I doubt that they are nutritionally any different than chicken eggs fed the same thing, unless the guinea fowls don't eat grass itself or something.
How can i store eggshells to use them later as a mineral supplement? Can i just wash them with water after i used the egg and put them dried in a jar? Or do you think its better to grind it? Or maybe put it in vodca or everclear or... (more)
I have two sources for pastured eggs. One source is exclusively from a red feathered breed--all the eggs are brown and have a deep yellow colored yolk. This yellow color is markedly more yellow than conventional store bought eggs, but still... (more)
So does anyone dispute that there's a nutritional difference between an egg from a chicken raised on a grass pasture vs an egg brand that claims "free roaming and organic", but not "pastured"? Look at the difference in color! The... (more)
Last week I cracked open an egg and the whole thing was filled with blood. Has this ever happened to anyone else? Would you have eaten it? What's the weirdest food anomaly you've ever experienced? (more)
Just started the Paleo diet with my daughter but would like to know which is better to eat? Omega 3 eggs or pastured ones? Where do I get pastured ones? We are new to this.
Why can't I find any sources for pastured eggs, online? I can understand the difficulty of the logistic process, since eggs are fragile. However, this seems like a huge opportunity for a business to make some serious money. I love eggs, but I am... (more)
All my life I have been eating conventional eggs that were pale yellow. I don't know when this changed, but I noticed this year that certain brands of conventional eggs that I buy are deep orange-red. Are these eggs pastured, or are the chickens... (more)
So, I've red all the major egg posts on Paleohacks and am still a bit confused and unsure about what to do. I've heard the line "eggs, even conventional, are better than no eggs at all." Basically, my question is pretty simple. Do you agree with... (more)
Two sources for eggs - #1 country girl that works at a local business, selling eggs on the side that she brings in from the farm everyday. I get the impression the chickens are free range and probably supplemented with an average chicken feed. In... (more)