Eggs “R” Us (Mid-States Specialty Eggs)

Total Score260

Mid-States Specialty Eggs is comprised of approximately 160 individual Mennonite Family Farms that produce a variety of Specialty Shell Eggs. Each farm holds 2 Animal Welfare certifications along with a desired certification for Organic or Non-GMO.

This brand also sells under the brand name Contented Hen, including some of their organic eggs. You can find this brand at major grocery retailers, including Sam’s Club.

Ownership Structure0
Average Flock Size0
Single or Double Henhouses0
Other Certifications (bonus points)60
Organic Certifier100
Commitment to Organics0
Indoor Space per Bird0
Indoor Enrichments0
Litter Management0
Natural Light0
Outdoor Space per Bird0
Popholes/Exit to the Outdoors100
Outdoor Enrichments0
Outdoor Space Exemptions0
Outdoor Management System0
Manure Handling System0
Forced Molting0
Beak Trimming0
Laying Hen Lifespan0
Use of Spent Hens0
Death Loss Rate0
Pullet Access to Outdoors0
Feed Produced on Farm0
US Grown Feed0
Soy in Feed0
Synthetic Amino Acids0
Disclosure Rate0