The Ins and Outs of Eggs: Types, Nutrition, Cholesterol, and Backyard Chickens

I recently moved into a lovely home that includes a chicken coop complete with 3 chickens in the backyard. The idea of affordable, (very) local fresh eggs in the morning was always overshadowed by an assumption that a chicken coop is a great deal of hard work. Turns out I was mistaken; chickens are actually low-maintenance when compared to most of our other domesticated pets. I so enjoy my new-found love for backyard chickens and it is because of this that I feel the need to clarify some myths and misunderstandings about eggs.

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