Free Range Eggs

Blog URL:http://www.freerangereggs.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:free range eggs, chickens, Maremma dogs
Country:Australia
State/Province:Victoria
Location:Grantville, South Gippsland

Life on a free range egg farm



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Anyone thinking about making a career or lifestyle change could think about free range farming. Clear consumer demand for free range eggs has generated a strong increase in the number of people wanting to start their own free range egg business. As w...

Maremma guardian dogs protect all our flocks from predators they work equally well with sheep and chickens.Life on a free range farm in Australia...

For many years before factory farming and mass production became common, it was easy for consumers to see where food came from. Eggs, dairy, meat and vegetables often grew on nearby farms and usually meat was bought at a local butcher. Today, the ma...

Deadly Infectious Bursal Disease Virus has been detected at two egg farms in New Zealand, which will threaten Australian farms if it reaches here. The virus is highly contagious and spreads quickly though flocks kept in high densities, but Clinical d...

Consumers are being put at risk by some egg producers who ignore regulations covering food safety, labelling and egg stamping. Many still do not stamp their eggs, and even more mislabel cartons. Most get away with deceiving consumers because enforcem...

Drought is just one of the ongoing hazards faced by farmers. It affects farms of all types – poultry, sheep, cattle or any livestock. We chose to limit the problems we could face by not overstocking the property and allowing pasture to regenerate n...

It will be a tough year for egg farmers with feed prices going through the roof because of drought conditions throughout Australia. Rising costs and falling sales could send some big producers broke as they rely on sales to supermarkets who set their...







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