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on July 30, 2013

New hen housing options keep layer performance test relevant

Enriched, enrichable and belt-battery cages as well as new floor and range pens have been installed for the 39th North Carolina Layer Performance and Management Test.

New range houses have been built, and workers are preparing to run utilities and install fences for the range pens at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Piedmont Research Station located just outside Salisbury, N.C. The Piedmont Research Station has been home to the North Carolina Layer…

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