Sunday, January 10, 2010

What Kind of Chickens Lay Brown Eggs?

By: Gene Rodriguez, III, Staff Writer

Have you ever wondered what kind of chickens lay brown eggs?

Although white and brown eggs are available at your grocery store, you’ll pay more for the brown kind. Although you may think that organic chickens produce brown eggs, the truth may surprise you.

On The Farm

White and brown eggs—they sit on the shelf next to each other in the grocery store, as different as night and day. Or are they? Here’s the straight story on why chicken eggs are different colors and who’s responsible for those brown eggs in your grocer’s cooler:.. read more at

"To be born on a farm is the greatest good that can befall a human being. To live on a farm and enjoy all that it has to offer is the greatest good that can be attained by a poet or philosopher." - Peter McArthur

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