Monthly Archives: July 2015

Rutgers Outreach Program Brings Chickens to Suburbs in NJ

Rutgers Outreach Program Brings Chickens to Suburbs in NJ

As concerns about the ethical implications of factory farming operations have come to the forefront of society’s consciousness, more and more Americans are becoming interested in producing their own food in order to free themselves from reliance on store-bought alternatives. In an effort to educate suburbanites about the viability of backyard farming operations, Rutgers has… Continue Reading

5 Little-Known Facts About Chickens

5 Little-Known Facts About Chickens

Chickens are often taken for granted. They are common features of just about every farm, and we all know that they lay healthy, delicious eggs. But don’t let their unassuming characters fool you. We bet the chicken is a much more interesting character than you think. Chickens see the world in full-color. Unlike many other… Continue Reading

Reading the Color of an Egg Yolk

Reading the Color of an Egg Yolk

Anyone who’s had the pleasure of raising chickens knows there are plenty of reasons to love farm fresh eggs. Their shells are typically thicker and more robust, they can be left unrefrigerated because their protective bloom hasn’t been compromised by industrial cleaning operations and most importantly, they just taste better than grocery store alternatives. Many… Continue Reading