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Why consumers buy cage-free eggs may surprise you

Consumers view free-range and cage-free eggs as more nutritious and safer and are less concerned by the hen’s welfare than may have been thought.
A small Australian survey has found that consumers that buy free-range eggs are not solely motivated by hen welfare, but see positive benefits accruing to themselves though buying "happy eggs."
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Tegel chairman James Ogden resigns

He had served New Zealand’s largest poultry company in that capacity for about a year
James Ogden has resigned from the chairmanship of New Zealand poultry company Tegel Group, effective immediately.
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Australia poultry industry leader Gary Sansom dies

He was serving as executive officer of the Australian Chicken Growers Council and president of the Australian Chicken Meat Federation at the time of his death
Gary Sansom, executive officer of the Australian Chicken Growers Council (ACGC) and president of the Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF), has died.
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Chicks, ducklings to help solve obesity?

Broiler chicks and ducklings to help improve health in one of the world’s most obese nations.
Encouraging broiler and duck production may help to tackle Tonga's health issues. Government distributes free chicks and ducklings, offers subsidized feed.
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Ridley invests in Australia, Tasmania

Company sells stake in one feed mill as it looks to upgrade, build two others
Ridley Inc. has sold its stake in a feed production plant in New South Wales, Australia, as it prepares upgrade another in Queensland. It also plans to build a new facility in Tasmania.
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