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Cage-Free Laying Systems

The latest articles, analysis and information on hens laying eggs in a cage-free environment inside barns or buildings and engaging in some natural behaviors like walking and nesting to help egg producers maximize flock performance and yields from the editors of Egg Industry magazine.

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Farmer Boys completes cage-free egg transition

Farm-to-table restaurant chain transitioned entire egg supply in less than one year
Farmer Boys restaurants completed its transition to cage-free California eggs across all of its locations in just under one year.
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General Mills goes global with cage-free egg pledge

Company vows to use only eggs from cage-free hens in all of its operations by 2025, examines other pig and poultry welfare issues
General Mills has already committed to using only cage-free eggs in its U.S. and Canadian operations by 2025. The company expanded that commitment recently, pledging to source only cage-free eggs in all of its operations worldwide by 2025.
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Poultry foot-pad dermatitis: An updated review

A review of nutrition and foot-pad dermatitis highlights the importance of protein, biotin and the minerals sodium and potassium in keeping bird leg health at optimal levels.
Finding a review on a hot topic, like that of foot-pad dermatitis (FPD) in broilers and turkeys, is too good not to share.
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How to raise pastured poultry for profit

Raising pastured poultry can be very profitable by following high production standards, finding the right customer and telling the right story
Mike Hansen, who runs Gifts from the Good Earth Farm, said raising pastured poultry can be very profitable by following high production standards, finding the right customer and telling the right story.
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36 articles about cage-free egg production

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WATT Global Media is offering a collection of insightful articles and blogs on cage-free egg production to help egg producers and marketers gain knowledge on ways to help them make informed business decisions.
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VIDEO: How poultry producers can secure the future of agriculture

Learn what Hannah Thompson-Weeman, vice president of communications of Animal Agriculture Alliance, has to say about slower growing broilers and what you can do to address it.
Learn what Hannah Thompson-Weeman, vice president of communications of Animal Agriculture Alliance, has to say about slower growing broilers and what you can do to address it.
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