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Eggsposing Egg Carton Labels

Eggsposing Eggs What Egg Carton Labels Really Mean for You and the Chicken Egg cartons are cluttered with claims about organic, cage-free, free-roaming, vegetarian chickens that produce eggs packed with omega-3s. But does this magical creature really exist or is it just the same old hen in new packaging? And what does the premium you pay really stand for? The …

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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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Resolution

[content_band padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px” border=”none”][column type=”one-half” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px”] The state or quality of being resolute; firm determination We have all made our promises to ourselves… now is the time for the determination 🙂 Red Barn, which is under my care, has resolved and is determined to: Raise our customer service levels Work out ways to beat inflation and keep our products reasonably priced …

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Our chickens in 2014

[content_band padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px” border=”none”][column type=”one-half” fade=”true” fade_animation=”in-from-top” fade_animation_offset=”65px”] LOVE to YOU ALL! and THANKS! Need some help? Place your order by phone? Call Anthea or Lindy on 044 876 0014 or e-mail us on info@redbarn.co.za Red Barn Online Shop Filip’s cell number is 084 4372 228 ps We’d rather “put socks on a banty rooster” than get on your bad side, so if …

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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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Egg preference reflects personality

[dropcap]A[/dropcap] 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 …

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Organic egg test

Dutch university develops organic egg test//30 Mar 2011 . RIKILT, part of Wageningen UR, the Netherlands, has developed a method for verifying whether an egg is organic with the help of analytical techniques. The method works by reading a ‘fingerprint’ of components of the egg. The fingerprints of authentic organic products are compared to a broad selection of similar regular …

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Boschveld Indigenous hens

[custom_headline type=”left” level=”h1″ looks_like=”h3″]Where Red Barn’s laying hens come from[/custom_headline] [x_video_embed type=”16:9″][/x_video_embed] 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 …