Welcome to Rieger Farms.
Farming is not a business, it's a lifestyle.
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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.
is for over 34 years pesticide free.
Our farm is located in the Province of British Columbia, North Okanagan in Canada near Armstrong in the Spallumcheen Valley
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to give you more information about chicken, eggs, organic farming, permaculture and much more.
Rieger Farms Free Run Eggs
by hens in open, cage-free environments roaming freely in an open concept barn. They enjoy all the advantages of Free Range
hens with the exception of access to outdoors. They are able to socialize and move about the barn without restriction, and
they have a varied selection of nesting areas to choose from.
from hens NOT housed in cages, lay their eggs in nest boxes and have free access to both feed and unlimited water.
They eat high quality
feed, however the feed is Not certified. 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. Free Range hens will be outdoors most days, as our climate allows.
Rieger Farms eggs are a comforting reminder that not everything has changed. Rieger Farms eggs are reminders of the good old fashion way producing
Rieger Farms Free Range Eggs *Plus
Eggs come from free range hens fed a grain diet without antibiotics, medications
eat certified organic feed.
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.
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 eggs from federally registered egg 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.
farm-fresh egg will stay together in 'a nice, little package' when someone tries to fry or poach it. An egg past its best
before date is more likely to spread or have the yolk break.An unopened, properly stored product's best before date tells
a consumer how long that food will keep its flavour and nutritional value. It doesn't have anything to do with a food's safety,
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
That's the seminar for
Care & Housing
Infectious Diseases of Chickens
Chickens the Natural Way
Handling & Understanding Salmonella
Guenter is operating with his wife Regina, Rieger Farms, and has many years of experience raising chickens and layers.
Pre-register click here
. No tickets sold at the door.
Class size 10-12 people only
"The Environmental Farm
Plan (EFP) Program supports farm operations to complete agri-environmental risk assessments. Benefits of completing an Environmental
Farm Plan include: Improved sustainability of British Columbia's agricultural industry Recognition of efforts to manage
land in an environmentally sustainable manner. Enhanced marketing opportunities and improved relations
hips with environmental agencies. Improved
response to environmental incidents through contingency planning."
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Reasons Why Eggs Are The Healthiest Food on The Planet, by By Kris Gunnars, BSc
so nutritious that they're often referred to as "nature's multivitamin."One large egg contains (1):
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
They also have unique antioxidants and powerful brain nutrients that many people are deficient in.
are 6 reasons why eggs are among the healthiest foods on the planet.
What do you know about eggs?
Hi, I'm Lilly, speaking on behalf for my fellow laying hens at Rieger
I have a little quiz for you.
First I would like to say, I lay
eggs to be hatched, and not for you to eat.:-)
don't complain if my eggs are not all in the same shape, size or color.
I room around on 54 acres. That why my eggs are called Free Range Eggs.
Let's check your EGG knowledge.
# 1 Do I need a rooster to produce eggs ?
# 2 How many hours do I need to produce ONE egg?
# 3 How many eggs a chicken lays per day?
# 4 Why do I lay brown eggs.
A #1.....NO ( I don't need a damn roster to lay eggs. :-)
A #2.....26 hours
A #3.....ONE a day (need 26 hours to produce ONE egg.
A #4..... I'm a brown leghorn
Farming is not a business, it's a lifestyle.
632 Otterlake Road
V0E 1B5 - Canada
Sales: RIEGER EGGS CV Ltd.
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