Why Home Grown Eggs are Better

Why it Matters

There are no hormones and less cholesterol in homegrown eggs.  Also, there’s no worry about medications. Also, if the chickens are allowed to eat bugs, fresh greens, and scratch grains, the eggs will have a higher nutrient content. Researchers conclude that eggs from pasture-raised chickens 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
Shelf Life of Eggs
The eggs you buy at your local grocery store are probably weeks old. Technically, eggs do indeed have a long-lasting shelf life once refrigerated, however, the older they are the flatter the white & yoke becomes.  If you’re wondering about the shelf life of homegrown eggs in the refrigerator, it’s approximately 3 months.

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