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18 December 2015 - 15:48, by , in Cage Free Eggs, News, Organic Eggs, No comments
With 2015 drawing to a close, the verdict is in: the egg is egg-cellent! To be more precise, the organic, cage free, humane harvest egg. With raised awareness about the horrors of factory farms, consumers have become more concerned about how and where their food products are sourced. Are vegetables and grain grown free of...
15 December 2015 - 9:17, by , in Cage Free Eggs, News, No comments
We have egg-cellent news on the egg front today! Several large, nation-wide restaurant chains have committed to transitioning to cage-free eggs by the year 2020. We are so egg-cited! The U.S. government defines cage-free, humane harvest eggs as chickens that have enough room to move around. Though they can still be confined to a cage,...
At Chino Valley Ranchers, our number one priority is raising our hens humanely. That’s why we treat them with eggs-tra kindness, respect, and the most personalized care in the industry. We love seeing them relaxed, calm, and sunning themselves on bright, sunny days. We love that they get to do the things that chickens love...
2 October 2015 - 11:00, by , in News, No comments
The official start of fall means only one thing: the holidays are rapidly approaching. First up: Halloween. From picking out the perfect costume, to attending parties and trick-or-treating, this holiday is very egg-citing for children and adults alike. May we suggest some egg-cellent organic egg themed costumes for you? Here they are, in no particular...
9 September 2015 - 15:34, by , in News, No comments
Feeling eggs-tra egg-cited about buying organic eggs? We think it’s exciting, too. Not only are Chino Valley Ranchers’ laying hens fed an all-organic feed, but they’re also given the freedom to take dust baths, eat other things that come naturally to them (such as bugs), and peck about in the sunshine. They’re never confined to...
3 September 2015 - 11:27, by , in News, Organic Eggs, No comments
Eggs are usually p-egged as a breakfast food, but they boast more uses than just an omelet. They can be used both around the house and as part of a beauty care routine. So, whether you want a facial or you’re the crafty type, keep reading for some very unusual uses for organic eggs.
12 August 2015 - 16:26, by , in News, Organic Eggs, No comments
Have you ever wondered why eggs are used in baking? Believe it or not, the answer is not so easy to whip up. Because eggs are so eggs-travagantly multi-faceted, there are many uses for our beloved incredible, edible egg. Organic egg recipes both sweet and savory are easy to make and even easier to eat....
14 July 2015 - 15:50, by , in News, Organic Eggs, No comments
Factory farms are problematic for many reasons. First and foremost, laying hens raised on factory farms spend their entire lives in a battery cage that is no bigger than a sheet of copy paper. They cannot flap their wings or really even move at all. Often times their feet get stuck to the wire floor...
23 June 2015 - 13:45, by , in News, Organic Eggs, No comments
Are you looking for a great way to use your organic eggshells? There are many different ways you can recycle eggshells, but if you grow your own fruits, veggies, or herbs, then using organic eggshells as a fertilizer is an egg-ceptional way to reuse them. Eggshells contain nutrients such as calcium carbonate, which helps plants...
17 June 2015 - 10:12, by , in News, No comments
Do you know where your eggs come from? Do you know if the laying hens are raised humanely or given proper nutrition? This is an important question to consider when purchasing eggs. Currently, there is a bird flu outbreak—the largest in United States history. To date, 47 million birds in 20 states have been infected...