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Chickens don’t like the heat

Chickens really don’t like the heat. They don’t sweat so its hard for them to keep cool. Free range chickens take regular dust baths in the heat. Heatwaves cause people and chickens to become increasingly bad-tempered.

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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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Egg preference reflects personality

person’s favourite way of eating eggs can predict their personality type, their job and even their sex drive, researchers have discovered.Using sophisticated maths and a process known as data mining, scientists have uncovered a statistical relationship between a person’s character, lifestyle and social class and whether they like their eggs boiled, fried, scrambled or as an omelette. The surprising results …

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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… …

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Boschveld Indigenous hens

Boschveld Indigenous Free Range Eggs are laid in Bela-Bela (Warmbaths) in the Limpopo Province, South Africa and we supply a wide range of customers in Gauteng and beyond. Our free-range eggs are produced in unspoilt bushveld where our chickens are fed a 100% vegetarian diet with no added hormones or colorants. The chickens are hand fed and the eggs are …