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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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Just what is free range?

There is no legislation as to exactly how to grow free-range chicken! The best I could find from SA Poultry is the following guideline, which is pretty vague but better than nothing! An extract about Free Range as taken from the Southern African Poultry Association CODE OF PRACTICE 2000. MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR FREE RANGE PRODUCTION International research has identified five …

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Red Barn’s new chicken blog

Filip and I have decided to start a blog and share our experiences growing our little FREE RANGE chicken business, here in George on the Garden Route, South Africa.  Hopefully there will be lots of useful information for those looking to find out more about back yard chicken farming, growing chickens in a humane and caring way and how to …