Hens Laying Rubber Eggs?

Hens Laying Rubber Eggs?

Are your hens laying odd eggs? We now have 21 hens and 2 roosters at Berkeley Farm, and, for the most part our hens lay pretty predictably — we consistently have anywhere from 5-15 eggs a day (averaging about 10-12), with hard shells and great yolk color. Every now and then, though, our hens lay […]

What’s Up With All The Egg Colors?

What’s Up With All The Egg Colors?

What’s Up With All the Egg Colors?   Before I started raising chickens, I’d buy my eggs at the grocery store, and always wondered what the difference was between egg colors. I had this idea that the brown eggs were more exotic or healthier. So, what’s the scoop with all these different egg colors — […]

Deciphering Egg Carton Labels

Deciphering Egg Carton Labels

Deciphering Egg Carton Labels   When I first started raising chickens a year ago, there were some terms that were confusing to me. Specifically, the description of the eggs. For example, when you buy eggs at the store, you can purchase regular/cheap eggs, organic eggs, cage-free eggs, and on and on. But what do these […]