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Postcard

[content_band padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px” border=”none”][custom_headline type=”center” level=”h1″ looks_like=”h3″]{social-media} “whatever happened to a postcard?”[/custom_headline] [column type=”one-half” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] Hello to you all .. I recently received a handwritten letter in the post. What a treat! We are currently all so reliant on text messages, emails, Facebook, Twitter and all the different social media, that I almost forgot what it’s like to hold …

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Predators

[custom_headline type=”center” level=”h1″ looks_like=”h3″]Everything eats chicken[/custom_headline] [content_band padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px” border=”none”][column type=”one-half” fade=”true” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] Hello to you all .. The badgers are back, yes two of them! They have been causing havoc in our laying hens houses and we are at our wits end.  It’s no fun picking up your precious hens every morning with their heads bitten in. It’s …

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Are eggs good for you? 30 Reasons to Eat Eggs

Eggs have gotten a bad rap in the past and unfortunately, many today still believe the wide spread misinformation. Are eggs good for you? Do they cause heart disease? Do they raise cholesterol? Should I avoid them? Depending on who you ask, you may get very different answers to these questions. Many traditional doctors still would answer that eggs increase  …

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Easy, FUN ways to cook eggs

The most important factors to consider when selecting your eggs is who cared for the chickens that laid them and how those chickens are raised. This is why knowing your food suppliers is so important.

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Nutrition think eggs

 Nutrition Think EGGS Eggs have been described by nutritionists as nature’s large vitamin pill – a mineral cocktail; they contain many of the essential vitamins and minerals required for a healthy diet.Packed full of goodness; from vitamin A, which is needed for the healthy development of the body’s cells, helping to maintain healthy skin and eye tissue, vitamin B12, which …

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The future of egg production

From the first of January of this year, 2012, traditional cages have officially been banned in the EU. To a large extent these have been replaced by alternative systems. Despite the advantages, some systems also have disadvantages. Most likely the development of new and better systems will continue. By Arnold Elson, Nottingham, UK* 2012 will see the most dramatic changes …

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CALLMECHICKEN

[custom_headline type=”left” level=”h1″ looks_like=”h3″]Who’s chicken?[/custom_headline] It’s strange how we pick up certain expressions. From the time I was a little kid, one of the worst forms of derision was to be called, “Chicken.” The quickest way to get a fight started was to use this name against a target of ridicule. The implication was always that a chicken was a …

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How Fresh Is My Egg?

How fresh is my egg? Hardly any other food in the EU is subject to such strict marketing guidelines as the egg. Eggs may only be offered to the consumer within the 21 days after they first saw the light of day. The “best before” date for fresh hen eggs is exactly 28 days after laying. It’s an egg’s life… …