Naturegg Simply Egg Whites - a convenient option for lighter meals

Although whole eggs are healthy, Naturegg Simply Egg Whites are a lighter meal option after the holidays (with fewer calories and less fat).

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Be the chicken

Imagine this: you feel really motivated to do something, sit down let's say. You have this overwhelming urge to do it. It's necessary, you need to do it. But there's no place to sit nearby. You try anyways, you have to. There's a crowded bench but when you try to sit you get kicked off. The motivation doesn't go away so maybe you try to do something else to take your mind off of sitting. You get something to eat or drink, but the urge is still there. You are getting frustrated, so you might try to grab someone's chair. Finally, when you haven't been able to find a seat for long enough and your motivation reaches a tipping point, you settle and just find any old spot on the ground to sit.

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Meet Dr. Michelle Hunniford, our National Animal Care Specialist

My name is Michelle Hunniford and I am a chicken scientist! I have a PhD in Poultry Behaviour and Welfare from the University of Guelph, graduating in 2017, working with Dr. Tina Widowski. During my six years at UofG, our lab was investigating the behaviour of laying hens housed in furnished cages. I focused on nesting behaviour – what it looks like in furnished cages and how we can improve nest design to better suit a chicken's behavioural needs. After finishing a postdoc at Guelph, I accepted a position at Burnbrae Farms as their National Animal Care Specialist.

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Raising the Bar for Animal Welfare at Burnbrae Farms

Burnbrae Farms and the Hudson family are committed to being industry leaders in animal welfare and being at the forefront ...

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Enriched Colony, Free Run and more: Allow us to eggsplain how hens are housed

Picking out eggs at the grocery store isn’t as simple as it used to be. Today, consumers have more choices ...

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Healthy Hens = Healthy Eggs = Healthy You!

Providing a healthy, balanced diet is one of the most important parts of our job as egg farmers. To be ...

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Aviary Free Run Layer Barn

Burnbrae Farms Free Run Omega 3™ and Naturegg Free Run™ eggs are produced by hens that are free to roam ...

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Avian Influenza in the North American Poultry Industry

In late 2014, a very highly pathogenic form of avian influenza (H5N2) was found in some domestic poultry on the ...

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Biosecurity- What does it mean?

In late 2014, Canada and the United States started to see a very highly pathogenic form of avian influenza (AI) ...

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Mike the Chicken Vet: Facts about Antibiotics, Steroids and Hormones

If I had a quarter for every time I was asked what we put into laying hens to make them ...

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Why do we house our hens inside?

I have been asked by several different people with very diverse backgrounds as to why we house hens inside. People ...

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Poultry Welfare

Burnbrae Farms has been a Canadian and family-owned farm since 1893 and has been producing shell eggs and innovative egg ...

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Beak Treatment

We are often asked about beak treatments in relation to the welfare of our hens. Chickens are omnivores (they will ...

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