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.
Just as egg producers are housing more cage-free hens, many pork producers are switching from gestation stalls to group pens for housing pregnant sows. The driving force for both of these transitions is purchase pledges by major foodservice and retail customers.
Foodservice company also commits to source only cage-free liquid eggs
June 8, 2017
Whitsons Culinary Group, a foodservice company headquartered in Islandia, New York, has pledged to only source broiler chickens raised according to Global Animal Partnership (GAP) standards and liquid eggs from cage-free hens.
Critics say if cage-free egg production is taken up in India, egg consumption will drop
May 17, 2017
Attendees at a session organized by India’s National Egg Coordination Committee (NECC) and Vista Processed Foods were cautioned that if cage-free egg production reaches India, egg consumption would be apt to decline.