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Orange Yolk Eggs - Where Can I Find Them

Petitebee Dec 3, 2012 02:15 PM

HI - On a quest to find the perfect orange yolk eggs. Anyone have a source? Thanks in advance.

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  1. Bacardi1 RE: Petitebee Dec 3, 2012 02:27 PM

    Even though I don't live in NJ, regardless of where one lives, you're most likely to find the deepest-colored yolks from an independent local farm that raises free-range chickens. Maybe Google "free-range chicken eggs, your town or county, NJ" & see what comes up. Also check out any natural/organic-type stores in your area.

    1. sunshine842 RE: Petitebee Dec 3, 2012 02:44 PM

      the color of the yolks is a function of what the hens eat, incidentally, and not **necessarily** any grade on their living conditions...http://www.chow.com/food-news/55099/d...

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        Bacardi1 RE: sunshine842 Dec 3, 2012 03:24 PM

        I realize that (used to raise chickens for their eggs myself), but it's still your very BEST bet in order to get deep-colored yolks to look for a local independent producer of free-range eggs. All the corn & marigold petals in the world won't give you the same deeply-colored yolks as a truly free-range bird will.

      2. PuniceaRana RE: Petitebee Dec 3, 2012 06:04 PM

        I agree with the previous posters, and find fresh organic eggs from pasture roaming hens usually have quite bright orange/yellowish yolks. Here is a link where you can find local farms selling eggs, many of the farms do have free roaming hens. http://www.state.nj.us/cgi-bin/agricu...

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