Animal Welfare Approved Soy-Free Chicken Eggs
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Mixed size brown eggs from pastured birds fed 100% organic grain, soy free. Delivery to Rochester and Canandaigua possible.
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Our egg-laying flock consists of 30 hens and 2 roosters of various breeds, including Wyandottes, Black Australorps, Rhode Islands, Barred Rocks, Buff Orpingtons, and Speckled Sussex.
The birds roam daily in the woods and on a field of grass and clover, finding greens and grubs as they go.
Their feed consists of a blend of whole grains from the local, 100% certified organic feed mill: oats, peas, triticale, and barley, with occasional rye, sunflower seeds, and buckwheat. During the garden season, the birds receive extra vegetables from our garden, which we manage without the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers of any kind.
Each summer, our birds brood their own chicks. This year we had a record 58 chicks hatched to six hens. Once the moms have done their job, they return to the main flock, and the young chickens go out to pasture in their separate teenager chicken palace. The chicks grow quickly on a diet of grass, insects, and organic, soy-free grain and pulses.
Soy-free eggs have always been important to us, but this spring we went corn-free too! These eggs are great tasting with sunny yellow yolks, laid by happy and healthy chickens. Our eggs are Animal Welfare Approved!
At Greens and Beans, we believe in small-scale diverse agriculture. Our farm consists of vegetables, herbs, and flowers in the garden, an orchard of peaches, pears, plums, cherries, and apples, a beginning Oyster and Shitake mushroom operation, and a flock of chickens and ducks.
We are committed to raising happy and healthy animals and delicious vegetables. Like the produce we grow, our eggs ebb and flow along with day length, as we let our birds lay seasonally, like they would in the wild. Starting in January and early February, picking up steam in March and April, leveling out in July and August, and tapering of by October into November. Generally, we do not have any eggs for sale from mid-October through mid-February.