Now available in limited quantities.
Our Pastured Poultry are free to eat grass and bugs. They are fed a NON-GMO grain diet to supplement the assortment of yummies they find naturally scratching around in the grasses.
Chicken eggs: $3.50 per dozen
Turkey eggs: $3.50 per 1/2 dozen
The eggs are not sorted... so, a variety of sizes and colors are in each carton as shown in the photo.
A few links about eggs:http://greenliving.nationalgeographic.com/cage-vs-range-eggs-2872.html
eggs and cholesterol. Science has debunked the myth that eggs are 'bad' and raise chol levels: http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/nutrition/healthy-eating/food-myths-debunked-eating-eggs-raises-your-cholesterol-level.html#b
"I was passed two articles from Mother Earth News regarding the nutrition of truly pastured eggs versus the eggs the USDA uses for its tests. Care to see what the results were?
- 1/3 less cholesterol
- 1/4 less saturated fat
- 2/3 more vitamin A
- 2 times more omega-3 fatty acids
- 3 times more vitamin E
- 7 times more beta carotene
- 4 to 6 times as much vitamin D"
"Turkey eggs are about twice the size of chicken eggs. They feature a harder shell and membrane, making them more challenging to crack. Turkey eggs are not commercially produced because it costs more to feed turkey hens and they produce fewer eggs than chickens. Turkey eggs taste like chicken eggs and provide some of the same nutrition, but in greater quantities.
Calories and Macronutrients
One turkey egg contains 135 calories, compared to the 71 in a large chicken egg. It provides 9 g of fat with 3 g saturated. A turkey egg has 11 g of protein and just 1 g of carbohydrates.
A turkey egg provides 9 percent of the recommended dietary allowance for vitamin A, based on 2,000-calorie diet. Vitamin A is important to vision health. One egg also contains several B vitamins, which are important to metabolism and red blood cell functioning. Consume 6 percent of the RDA for thiamin, 22 percent for riboflavin, 5 percent for vitamin B-6, 14 percent for folate, 22 percent for vitamin B-12 and 15 percent pantothenic acid in one egg.
A turkey egg contributes to bone health by offering 8 percent of the RDA for calcium and 13 percent for phosphorus. One egg also provides 18 percent of the RDA for iron and 3 percent for magnesium and potassium. A turkey egg is also a source of several trace minerals, with 8 percent of the RDA for zinc, 2 percent for copper and manganese and 39 percent for selenium."