This Easter, crack open the mystery of where eggs come from as we follow eggs on their journey from barn to belly!
Join us for an egg-citing adventure!
Follow Benny the Egg on a scavenger hunt and discover some of the reason why we love eggs soo much!
Find the Easter eggs located at the bottom of this page for questions about eggs!
The answers can be found in these three locations:
On this webpage
The Story of Food–Eggs publication
Egg Farmers of Alberta website
Once you find all the answers be sure to enter our Easter Egg Colouring Contest by submitting photos of your decorated eggs be bellow.
EASTER & EGGS
Have you ever wondered about the connection between eggs and Easter and why we decorate eggs during this holiday?
Eggs were symbolic of rebirth and new life, making them an appropriate part of the celebration of spring and the new life that comes after winter. It was common for eggs to be decorated in conjunction with these spring festivals, and common to see these coloured eggs given as gifts to friends and family.
There are many ways to colour eggs one specific method is using the Ukrainian Pysanky tradition. Click the link below to learn more and get started!
Two of the most common laying hens in Canada are the White Leghorn and the Rhode Island Red Hen. The White Leghorn lays white eggs, while the Rhode Island Red Hen lays brown eggs