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European Egg Supply Recalled For Use of Illegal Chemicals in Production

Eggs recalled over fipronil contamination.

Contaminated egg recalls in Germany, Belgium, and Netherlands have retailers removing contaminated eggs from the shelves. A criminal investigation has been launched.  Testing has shown high levels of the unapproved insecticide fipronil. Organic eggs are even at the center of the now scandal. Fipronil, an illegal insecticide, was mixed with treatments …

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Fresh grass for the chooks

Sprouted Wheatgrass

Here’s how I supplement my chickens with this system. I give them grass about everyday in the winter time. You can use barley or wheat or any other grains that are edible. Oats are good too.  Nearly anything that sprouts and grows. Some people think that ‘economical’ is something free. …

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