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Egg Production / Cage-Free Laying Systems
on November 6, 2013

Cost of producing eggs sets new record highs around the globe

International Egg Commission economist provides insight into egg production cost differences for alternative housing systems for layers.

"Over the last twelve months, the cost of producing eggs has reached all-time record high levels across the globe due to high grain costs, new housing systems in Europe and regulations or legislation in many countries," said Peter van Horne, economist, Wageningen University and the International Egg Commission (IEC). Data…

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