Egg Farming

Susan Schafers

STS Farms, Stony Plain, AB

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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


Happy Spring

May 9, 2017

Normally, I’m one of those people who doesn’t like being late for appointments or showing up late at my kid’s games or even missing deadlines, but life really has been crazy lately and my blog posting just fell behind—sorry! I met up with my good friend Heather, who is myMore