"What’s the difference between white and brown eggs?"

Our Answer:

February 24, 2017
Eggs 101Nutrition

Egg Farmers of Ontario

Mississauga, Ontario | https://www.getcracking.ca

Nutritionally, there is no difference between white and brown eggs. It is as simple as white eggs are laid by white-feathered hens and brown eggs are laid by brown-feathered hens.  

Brown eggs tend to cost more because the brown hens are larger than the white ones and typically eat more feed.  

Watch fourth-generation egg farmer Josiah explain.


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