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Consider these breeds for dozens of eggs a week The Best of


Consider these breeds for dozens of eggs a week.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Chicken Eggs

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Raising chickens for fresh eggs at home has many benefits, but it also takes a bit more planning than buying eggs at the store. In this ...

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Breeds in this category lay blue or green tinted eggs because of the pigment biliverdin, which hen's deposit early in the egg-making process.

Duck egg (left) versus chicken egg (right). No matter whether you

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Picture for representation only; The eggs produced by Happy Hens are rich in omega 3 fatty acids, odourless and hard shelled. Credit: Getty Images

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Because the pigment reaches the egg during an early stage, it colors the interior of the eggshell blue too! Therefore, you can expect a blue-shelled egg to ...

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A light blue duck egg (top) and a normal white duck egg beneath.

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Only a few breeds lay green eggs, and many of them are newer to the chicken world as they're crosses between top egg layers, like Leghorns and Ameraucanas.

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Nothing beats some bearded chickens racing around the chicken run and leaving 'easter eggs' in the nesting boxes. I hope you'll consider adding these lively ...

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But for as much time as we spend buying, cooking and consuming these excellent ingredients, how much do we know about the size and content of the eggs we ...

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Some hens even ignore perfect nests and lay their eggs on the floor where they're bound to get dirty and are hard to collect.

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There are hundreds of breeds of chickens, so how do you decide which ones make the best pets? Well just like different dog breeds have their own sets of ...

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The robust hardiness of this dual purpose breed and its excellent performance have won wide approval for small flocks over the last 40 years. A very good ...

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Breeds suitable for backyard poultry and the organizations supplying them are covered here.

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Aid in child development: Consuming an egg's essential nutrients can help support healthy pregnancy, assist in child growth and development throughout their ...

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The Top 10 Chicken Breeds for Kids

Scientists used modified egg and stem cells to create female mice with two mothers. These fatherless mice grew up to have babies of their own (through more ...

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Leghorns can lay anywhere from 150-300 eggs a year. In general, white egg-layers don't make as good as pets as other breeds because they tend to be nervous.

Consider the following steps when transitioning to a complete chicken layer feed:

Ameraucana chicken is a common backyard breed that lays blue/green eggs.

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When you think about preparing egg dishes, you're probably picking from sunny side up, over-easy, frittatas or unique omelets. But have you considered baked ...

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