A blog about happy, healthy, spoiled chickens and the farm they live on.
Saturday, May 1, 2010
Fresh eggs from small farms are lower in cholesterol and higher in omega-3 fatty acids. Mother Earth News has done multiple studies on random eggs from the grocery store versus those from small farmers like us. (We have not had our eggs tested yet.) They have concluded that hens with feed options including grass and veggies have lower cholesterol, higher omega-3, and lower saturated fat, even if just a little bit.