Our chickens are locked in a coop at night to keep them safe from predators, but are free to roam the ranch during the day. Chickens that are free to roam during the day are healthier, and produce better tasting eggs (here is a great article on the differences between farm fresh eggs vs. grocery store eggs).
• 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
according to Mother Earth News
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