FRESH EGG BUSINESS
WHAT IS A FRESH EGG BUSINESS ?
Selling eggs from your farm or local farmers market can bring in some extra money. Also, getting regular local customers to buy your eggs will bring a more stable income to your business.
Know Your Laws
Make sure you research the laws about the sales of eggs in whatever state you live in. Some states may require you obtain a license to sell eggs. Also, some states require that your hen house be inspected and your eggs graded.
Cleaning and Collecting Eggs
It’s important to remember to collect your eggs daily. Cleaning your eggs will depend of personal choice and state laws depending where you live. So don’t forget to do your homework and research your laws. Laws may include issues like: cleaning eggs, amounts you can sell, grading, labeling, temp eggs must be stored.
Inspecting, Candling and Grading Eggs
Research your laws on grading your eggs. Grading is were you examine the eggs for interior/ exterior quality and sort according to size.
Packaging and Labeling Eggs
Research laws on packaging and labeling in your state. You can reuse clean containers, check your can local recycling station and farmers market. Labeling consist of marking the grade of your eggs and if you want your name, business name, address, and the date the eggs were collected.
EGG BUSINESS IDEALS