Category Archives: Eggs

How Does an Egg Develop Inside a Chicken?

How Does an Egg Develop Inside a Chicken?

The eggs you collect from your chickens develop through a process that is nothing short of miraculous. A hen’s reproductive system consists of two main parts: an ovary and an oviduct. A young female chicken, or pullet, starts life with two ovaries. As she matures, the right ovary remains undeveloped and only the left one… Read More »

Supermarket Egg Prices Fall to Ten-Year Low

Supermarket Egg Prices Fall to Ten-Year Low

Last year, in the wake of an avian flu outbreak that forced states to cull over 43 million birds, egg prices in grocery stores throughout the country spiked to historic levels. The average price of eggs peaked at about $3 per dozen after more than doubling in a period of just a few months. For… Read More »

Unique Egg Dyeing Styles for Easter

Unique Egg Dyeing Styles for Easter

Easter is almost upon us, which means it’s time to start the egg dyeing preparations! This Easter season, instead of doing the same old dye styles, check out these six unique styles that we love. Don’t Skip Brown Eggs If you’re plucking eggs from your backyard coop to use for making Easter eggs, you may… Read More »

Poach an Egg Like the Pros

Poach an Egg Like the Pros

The poached egg is an absolute staple of brunch menus that tends to baffle and amaze novice cooks. To the uninitiated, the poached egg seems to occupy a state of matter that is neither liquid nor solid. It’s a delicate balance that takes a steady hand and a cool head to achieve. With a little… Read More »