Farmers Hen House Blog

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More Than An Egg

When we say we’re more than an egg it’s not hyperbole.  We know that marketing anything can make way for lots of jargon and superlatives,

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Organic Eggs: Top 5 Facts

While certified organic eggs have been around since the 1990s, much of the public still doesn’t exactly understand what it means that something is certified

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Stages of A Hen House

What’s in a hen house?  Hens, for one.  But how can hens live a high-quality life in the hen house, keeping them protected, healthy, and

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Pasture-Raised Eggs: Top 5 Facts

Have you ever wondered about what makes pasture-raised eggs “pasture-raised“?  Sometimes labels like “pasture-raised” can seem like a marketing gimmick.  The truth is in part,

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Double Yolks

Double Yolks

When seeing double isn’t such a bad thing… Chances are when you find one double yolk in a carton, there will be more waiting.  That’s

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Top Hen Reads

Like most people, we enjoy our egg puns.  It just so happens, as an egg company, we get to have a little more fun with

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On-Farm Grain Cycle

Sustainability is important on so many levels at Farmers Hen House. And sometimes sustainability means getting dirty!  Like with our On-Farm Grain Cycle, in which

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Our Hens

Our Hens are an extension of our families.  While they may not receive the exact same treatment as our children, it’s not far from it.  We

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Our Farmers

Our Farmers are the reason why we exist (hence the name).  Farmers Hen House began with the mission to provide local Amish and Mennonite farmers with

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Our Environment

Our Environment is of the highest priority.  That is why we are committed to keeping our carbon footprint low, and why we have the only 100

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Our Community

Our Community is the heart of why we do, what we do, the way we do it.  That is why we care for hens, the farmers,

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