Number of Hens4,600
Number of Eggs1.5 Million
We are located on a quiet rural road in the small farming community of Rosedale. Together with our six children we manage our 4,700 organic laying hens. We all thoroughly enjoy life on the farm and love seeing the hens scratching around on the range.
Q & A
How many generations has your family been egg farming?
We are first generation egg farmers.
Which family members work on your farm?
Myself and my spouse as well as my adult children.
How long have you been egg farming?
We have been egg farming for 3 years.
Why did you begin egg farming?
Thoroughly enjoy taking care of animals.
What is your favourite part about being an egg farmer?
Walking through the barn. I enjoy being with the hens.
Why did you choose the production type you use?
I like seeing the birds outside.
What would you like consumers to know about egg farmers/egg farming?
That we all deeply care about our flocks.
What does being an egg farmer mean to you?
A sense of pride and that I can provide consumers with healthy, wholesome eggs.
Who is your feed provider?
Who is your chick provider?
Hy-line North America
What brand are your eggs sold under?
Island Eggs Organic
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