Tuesday, October 5, 2010
So Happy To Have Chickens of My Own!
Despite all the issues with having livestock such as chickens - cleaning the barn, shoveling snow to get there to feed, rising before dawn to feed before work, the occasional vermin, heavy feed bags and the like - I am glad to have fresh eggs. Now, just because I have backyard birds doesn't mean my eggs will be free of contamination and I often tell people who purchase my eggs to wash the shells as you use them if they are dirty, but I have so much more control than I would if buying from the grocery store or even the local co-op or farmers' market. Here's some quick, but eye opening reading!