Try this easy egg comparison test: The more beneficial carotenoids an egg contains, the darker orange its yolk will be. — Photo by Matthew Stallbaumer
Whether you live in the city or country, you can find healthy, delicious, farm-fresh eggs — and even raise a few happy chickens of your own. Photo illustration by Matthew Stallbaumer
Fresh farm eggs come in a wide variety of colors. — Photo by Matthew Stallbaumer
The birds are scalded to make feather removal easier.
After feathers are plucked, the chickens’ innards are removed, and the birds are put on ice.
Do-it-yourself processing table.
The enhanced fragrance and flavor are rewarding enough, but the extra savings don’t hurt!
Portable coops, such as this A-frame model, allow birds to forage for worms, bugs and grasses.