Why Duck Eggs?
What makes Duck eggs different from Chicken eggs?
Farm fresh eggs, whether chicken or duck, are richer and more nutritious than commercial raised eggs. But duck eggs are far more superior than even farm fresh chicken eggs. Duck eggs are not only larger, but have a higher nutritional value, longer shelf life, and smoother consistency
Duck eggs are higher in Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin B-12, Selenium, and Total Omega 3's.
Because duck eggs have a thicker shell, they have a longer shelf life.
Baking goods with duck eggs taster better and stay more moist compared to baking with chicken eggs.
Duck eggs are bigger, so you get more food out of cooking one egg. There is more yolk and white in one duck egg than one chicken egg.
Since duck eggs have higher levels of certain vitamins, they offer more benefits than chicken eggs. The increase in vitamin A helps maintain a healthy immune system and vision. Vitamin B12 assists in the red blood cell formation, cell metabolism, nerve function, and the production of DNA. The increase in Selenium helps play a critical roll in metabolism, your immune system, and may help slow age related mental decline and reduce risk of heart disease. (*all these vitamins and minerals can be found in other foods beside duck eggs or taken as supplements. If you are on a specific diet plan, please discuss with your nutritionist or doctor. )