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Eggs for Dinner!

As we talked about before, home raised eggs are much healthier for you with 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 and 7 times more beta carotene.  They are a perfect way to start AND end your day. “Eggs for […]

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“Home Raised Eggs Offer Superior Nutrition”

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 Read about why home raised eggs are the better choice…

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Maybe there are some lifestyles from the past that would be worth reviving…

“Once upon a time we walked to our food, and we visited one another in each other’s homes regularly. We weren’t afraid of our food. We could explain where it came from and what was in it.” Read this story of the Pulvermacher’s Poultry and Egg  

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You are what you eat. Stay local and fresh!

We got our first chickens ten years ago for fun and fresh eggs.  We didn’t expect the sea change that occurred, although now I can’t imagine anything less.  Our lives were changed forever by five Barred Rocks. There is nothing like a fresh egg.  Once you taste one you never go back to those mystery […]

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Hatched Surprises and Compost Tips!

We’ve run out of room for the babies!  It has been an incredibly successful spring here at Running Duck Farm.   One mini coop is full of a mixed hatch of older chicks, including some Speckled Sussex, Buff Orpingtons, and some mixed “surprises”.  Above them are smaller chicks, Belgian Bearded D’Anvers in black and a beautiful straw “quail” color.  Another […]

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Chicken Coop Ideas

We have some great ideas for the coop! We have invented this revolutionary coop for you and we want to give you the best product we can with the most affordable prices. Which is why we are about to offer a Front Yard Coop in semi kit form.  This will lower shipping costs, and still […]

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Chicken Coop Perks

When we first thought about getting chickens years ago, my vote was a resounding yes because there is nothing that can compare to a fresh egg.  I love to cook, and a ready supply of fresh eggs is heaven.  Breakfast, lunch, dinner or desserts are always possible with a few fresh eggs and a repertoire of simple […]

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