Type of Farm: Convenetional
Years Farming: 3.5 years
Hens: Babcock and Lohman White
Q & A
- Why did you first get into egg farming?
- The colony voted me to manage the layer and pullet barns.
- What does being an egg farmer mean to you?
- It means the world to me to be able to produce fresh nutritious eggs for Albertans.
- What do you enjoy most about beeing an egg farmer?
- I love working with the birds. It is amazing to watch them grow up from day-old chicks to laying hens.
- What types off eggs do your hens produce?
- Our hens produce white omega3 eggs.
- Do you raise any other livestock and or crops on your farm, in addition to your laying hens? If so, then what?
- In addition to laying hens we also have pigs, dairy, and we also grow wheat, barley, peas, canola, lentils, and beans.
- How does it make you feel to know that you provide Albertans with fresh, nutritious and delicious, locally produced eggs?
- It is very rewarding to be able to produce eggs for Albertans, and also rewarding to see that all the hard work I put in pays off.
- If there is one thing you would like people to know about egg farming and/or egg farmers, what would it be?
- I would like to let them know that Egg Farmers take care of there hens, no matter what system they are in, be it Conventional, Free Run, Free Range, or Enriched.