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Pastured Poultry - Meat and Eggs
We raise Freedom Ranger broiler chickens for meat and Red Sex Link and Americauna hens for eggs. These flocks spend their lives enjoying the bounty of our pastures, doing what they do best: foraging for bugs and plants, dust-bathing, and fertilizing our fruit trees. Under the watchful eye of our livestock guardian dog, Luke, they don't have to worry about the myriad predators in our area - and relaxed birds are happy birds!
|Pastured Chicken Eggs (Shelterbelt Farm)|
You can see the difference in the yolks - during the growing season, yolks of truly pastured chickens are bright orange, not pale yellow. Happy foraging chickens eat bugs and plants, and those nutrients show up in their eggs!