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Egg Production
on April 12, 2013

Enriched colony housing is ‘wave of the future,’ predicts JS West president

Executives from two US egg producers with enriched colony housing share insights from their first few flocks in these houses.

JS West and Konos Inc. each operate in ballot initiative states, California and Michigan, respectively, which have passed laws regulating how laying hens are to be housed. Each of these companies have built new facilities with enriched colony housing. Eric Benson, president, JS West, and Rob Knecht, vice president of…

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