Alberta Egg Industry

Susan Schafers

STS Farms, Stony Plain, AB

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Myth Busting: Chemical Dipped Eggs

January 31, 2018

I was on Facebook the other day, where I lurk on some farming and food sites and came across a lady who was wanting to sell eggs from her backyard flock.  Here is her verbatim comment: I know this is been asked before, and I’m not asking this to startMore


A Good Death

August 22, 2017

That time of the year has rolled around on the farm where we are coming to the end of the circle of life—providing a good death for the birds that have served us for the last year. To understand why we only keep birds for one year, check out blogMore


Who do you trust?

May 3, 2017

Where is your food farmed?  Is your food safe?  Do you trust the people who grow your food?  Are farmers good stewards of the environment?  Are you concerned about hormone, antibiotic and pesticide use?  Is organic really better? Consumers have so many concerns about the food that they purchase nowadays.More


The Journey of the Egg

May 16, 2016

One of the things that I am often asked is where my eggs go when they leave the farm. The short answer is Burnbrae Farms grading station in Calgary, but there is so much more to the story. I decided to see for myself, so I trekked down to Calgary,More