Egg Farming

Susan Schafers

STS Farms, Stony Plain, AB

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Why Do We Refrigerate Our Eggs?

July 31, 2018

When I’m working consumer education events like the Calgary Stampede or Amazing Agriculture, one of the most frequently asked questions I get goes something like this:  “I was traveling in Asia (or Europe or South America) and I noticed that they don’t refrigerate their eggs.  They just sit on theMore


International Women’s Day

March 8, 2018

Today, March 8th is International Women’s Day and I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the contributions that women are making to agriculture and to some special women who have inspired me. So why celebrate this day?  International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made,More


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