FREE RANGE EGGS, Rieger Farms, Armstrong, British Columbia
Welcome to Rieger Farms.
Farming is not only business,
it's a lifestyle.
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We're a small diverse family farm, and
passionate about producing high quality free run and free range eggs, and understand that our core farming principles make
our Award winning FREE RANGE EGGS very special. "Customers call us "The Egg Capital of the Okanagan"
Sustainability, Quality and Accountability are three things that guide us every day at Rieger Farms. We
are committed to providing the best quality of life for our hens. As a registered small egg producer with the BC
Egg Marketing Board, we are dedicated offering eggs of consistent high quality, nutrition, and safety. Rieger Farms
is for over 34 years pesticide free. Our farm is located in the North Okanagan near Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada.
Free Run Eggs, Free
Range Eggs, Free Range Eggs*Plus
Free Range Eggs. , Eggs, come from hens NOT housed in cages,
lay their eggs in nest boxes and have free access to both feed and unlimited water.
Hens eat feed, NON- Certified Feed, without
antibiotics, medications or preservatives. Free range denotes a method of farming husbandry where hens,
can roam freely outdoors, rather than being confined in an enclosure for 24hours each day. Free Range hens will be outdoors
most days, as our climate allows.
"New range standards mean consumers can be confident that when they buy free-range eggs, they know the hens
must have access to a good quality, outdoor range. BC is the first province in Canada to set standards for free-range birds." Read more..
Free Range Eggs *Plus
Eggs come from free rangehens eat only Certified
Organic Feed, without antibiotics, medications or preservatives. . Hens are completely cage free
both inside and outside the barn, roosts and lay theirs eggs in nest boxes.Free range denotes a method of farming husbandry
where hens, can roam freely outdoors,rather than being confined in an enclosure for 24 hours each day.Hens will be outdoors
most days, as our climate allows.
A Regenerative Society meets the needs of humans and all life systems through
the practices and principles found in Permaculture Low Impact Sustainable Development.
The United Nations issued a report that stated: "Only Small Farmers
Can Feed the World" Governments must shift subsidies and research funding from agro-industrial monoculture to small farmers
using ‘agroecology [permaculture]' methods. .Read more
A.N.G.E.L. FOUNDATION and Intergovernmental Organization (IGO) is a 501(A) international tax exempt non-profit charitable foundation. Our mission is to build collaboration between
member states for the purpose of implementing new systems, structures, and technologies that promote regenerative and sustainable
practices. A.N.G.E.L. addresses human rights issues and advocacy for children, women, and families globally through
system based holistic..
Eggs, come from hens NOT housed in cages, lay their eggs in nest boxes and have free access to both feed
and unlimited water.
They eat feed, without antibiotics, medications or preservatives.
Free range denotes a method of farming husbandry
where hens, can roam freely outdoors, rather than being confined in an enclosure for 24hours each day. Free Range hens
will be outdoors most days, as our climate allows.
Why we do
grade eggs? Grade requirements are set for eggs to protect the consuming public from undue risk. In grading eggs, the factors
of interior quality, weight, cleanliness and shell construction are considered. These factors are related to safety, wholesomeness
and quality. Eggs are graded in a registered egg station to ensure they are handled and packed in a sanitary environment.
Regulations in place to protect consumers require that grading
stations that are graded as Canada A (consumer grade eggs) must be clean and free of leaks, cracks or other defects that could
present food safety problems.
BackYard Chicken Seminars
Who should attend? If you would like to raise your own chickens, having your own eggs, or a customer who would like
to know more about chickens and eggs etc.That's the seminar for you.
INCLUDE: The Basics-Feeding,Care & Housing of ChickensBiosecurity of the BackyardFlock Common Infectious Diseases of ChickensRaising
Chickens the Natural WayEgg Handling & Understanding Salmonella.
Guenter is operating
with his wife Regina, Rieger Farms, and has many years of experience raising chickens and layers.
Why Eggs Are The Healthiest Food on The Planet, by By Kris Gunnars, BSc
Eggs are so nutritious that they're often referred to as "nature's multivitamin."One
large egg contains (1):Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin): 9% of the RDA.Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin): 15% of the RDA.Vitamin A: 6% of the
RDA.Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid): 7% of the RDA.Selenium: 22% of the RDA.Eggs also contain small amounts of almost every
vitamin and mineral required by the human body... including calcium, iron, potassium, zinc, manganese, Vitamin E, Folate and
many more.They also have unique antioxidants and powerful brain nutrients that many people are deficient in.... read
11 Health Benefits of Eggs,
According to Science (+12 Mouthwatering Egg Recipes) Eggs have been given a bad reputation by many scientists
and nutritionists over the last few decades.However, they are actually a superfood and beneficial to the body in many ways. Read more.
Storage, handling and cooking of eggs. Keep
refrigerated t 1-8 Celsius (33-46 F) Store away from strong odours.Rotate First in / first out. Handling * Wash hands * use only clean uncracked eggs * Use clean, sanitised utensils and equipment.Preparation *
Cook eggs thoroughly * Hold cold egg dishes below 5 Celsius (40 F) *Never leave egg dishes at room temperature more
than 1 hour. (including preparation and service)