Thanks to all the participants in our 2007 egg tests — you helped us prove that pastured eggs really are better! See the results of our study here. All the participants in our free-range egg study have graciously answered a detailed questionnaire about how they raise their chickens. Their answers cover everything from how much profit they make on a dozen eggs to how they protect hens from predators. We invite you to view their responses, and then join the discussion on best egg production practices (below), which is being hosted by Patryk Battle, a pastured egg producer in North Carolina.
American Livestock Breeds Conservancy — Pittsboro, NC
The Shady Grove Farm — Hurdle Mills, NC
Coyote Creek Farm — Austin, TX
Harmony Hill — Troutville, VA
Misty Meadows Farm — Everson, WA
Norton Creek Products — Blodgett, OR
Polyface Farm — Swoope, VA
Rocky Run Farm — Dunnville, KY
Skagit River Ranch — Sedro Woolley, WA
Springfield Farm — Sparks, MD
Spring Mountain Farms — Lehighton, PA
Windy Island Acres — Dayville, CT
Note: Please read the questionnaire responses and the discussion before posting your own entry, in case you have a question or topic that has already been addressed.