How are eggs graded? Farmer Patrick shows us

By Patrick Deeley
28th July 2020
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There’s a lot of work that goes into the little box of eggs that you pick up at your nearest farm shop or supermarket.

Sizing (or grading) the eggs is a long process that happens each day, once the eggs have been collected. They are sorted by weight, before being washed and then packed in trays ready to go.

Farmer Patrick explains exactly how this works with the chickens at Flower Farm.

About Patrick

Patrick Deeley is a mixed farmer from Godstone, Surrey. Flower Farm has 250 acres and has been owned by the Deeley family since 1974 with pick your own seasons, turkeys and chickens and a farm shop with online delivery and collection.

The farm also has a tea room with indoor and outdoor seating and an on-site microbrewery.

Every year Flower Farm is home to Godstoneberry festival, Oktoberryfest, Jingleberry and a number of other events throughout the year.

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