They look better (deeper color yolk, whites that don’t spread like water, thick shell with several designer colors), but are they better for you? The answer is yes!

Eggs from hens raised on pasture may contain:

• 1⁄3 less cholesterol• 1⁄4 less saturated fat• 2⁄3 more vitamin A• 2 times more omega-3 fatty acids• 3 times more vitamin E• 7 times more beta carotene

Read more: http://www.motherearthnews.com/eggs.aspx#ixzz1HRMH1hZk

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  1.    Roz on March 31, 2011 12:20 am      Reply

    Aunt Mari’s good friend, Beth Stuckey, lived on a chicken farm for years. It was more the “factory” mentality…big long metal barn, hundreds of hens.

    But, the nice thing was, if I would give Mari the empty egg cartons, Beth would fill it up for me for free! Feeding five little chicks myself, I was so glad for free eggs! :D

    I hope you get the word out on how much healthier your eggs are!

  2.    Casey on March 31, 2011 8:07 am      Reply

    I’ve been giving them away for years, but with the recession we can’t afford to neglect the opportunity to trade eggs for chicken feed!

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