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Brand Name Phoenix's Egg Farm
Rating (4)    
Company by Phoenix's Egg Farm
Location Portland, OR
Market Area Portland, OR
Web Site http://www.phoenixseggfarm.com/
 

Four-egg brands have an excellent rating in terms of our 28 scoring criteria. In addition, brands highlighted in green, such as this one, provide "Enhanced Outdoor Access" to their birds. Their hens live in housing surrounded by a generous amount of outdoor space, which they have access to. We've invited all four-egg brands to write a bit about their farm and operation.


Welcome to Phoenix’s Egg Farm, we are located in NW Portland.  We now offer farm fresh pasture raised duck and chicken eggs! 

For generations, my father and grandfather had duck and chicken farms back in Thailand. Today we still raise our birds like they did over 70 years ago.  We believe that our Ducks and Chickens should not be in cages and should have access to fresh air, bugs, and greens.  With this lifestyle the birds are healthy and living a more humane and much happier life.  With your support we truly can offer healthier foods and change how animals are raised and treated. 

Thank you for thinking about where and how your foods are made, how your animals are treated and supporting the original concept of where healthy foods should come from, just a few minutes away. We hope you join us in this revived way of thinking and living.  Thank you for all of your support!


Criteria Points Comments
Ownership Structure 100 family farm, produces all of own eggs
Average Flock Size 100 1000 birds in five buildings
Single or Double Henhouses 100 single
Other Certifications (bonus points)

Organic Certifier 75 Oregon Tilth
Commitment to Organics 40 both organic and conventiona eggs produced on the farm
Indoor Space per Bird 100 4+ sq. ft./bird
Indoor Enrichments 100 perches, full-pasture access
Litter Management 100 year-round pasture access
Natural Light 100 birds have ample access to outdoors for natural light during all daylight hours
Outdoor Space per Bird 80 1-2 acres
Popholes/Exit to the Outdoors 90 birds kept in tents without doors, other buildings have 1-2 doors
Outdoor Enrichments 80 water, shelters, trees
Outdoor Space Exemptions 100 outdoor access year-round 
Outdoor Management System 70 fixed structures with rotated fencing
Manure Handling System 80 Sell to farmers; use for garden
Forced Molting 100 no forced molting
Beak Trimming 100 no beak trimming
Laying Hen Lifespan 80 2+ years
Use of Spent Hens 20 Composted
Death Loss Rate 20 10-20%
Pullets 90 Breed and buy pullets
Pullet Access to Outdoors100One month
Feed Produced on Farm50no feed produced on farm but birds acquire some of diet from pasture
US Grown Feed0None
Soy in FeedYessoy in feed ration
Synthetic Amino Acids70No more than 2 lbs per ton
Disclosure Rate90no photos
TOTAL (possible score is 2700) 2045
FOUR EGGS (Excellent)