Why my cage free eggs have harder shells

Thanks Chris.

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Kevin Dern (@kdern)

6/22/12 9:56 AM

@cpkimball I’ve been buying cage-free brown eggs instead of reg. white. The shells are harder to crack. Any idea why?

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Christopher Kimball (@cpkimball)

6/23/12 6:04 AM

@kdern Sure — better diets and they probably get more calcium and other shell-strengthening stuff as well. True of our own farm eggs too.

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