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Cage-Free Laying Systems / Egg Production
on March 7, 2014

Egg production costs in enriched systems coming down

Julian Madeley, director general, IEC, says EU egg producers are squeezing cost production differential between enriched, conventional cage systems

On January 1, 2012, all hens in the E.U. were supposed to be out of conventional cages. This transition didn't happen precisely on January 1, but by year's end it was mostly complete.

The director general of the International Egg Commission (IEC), Julian Madeley, told the audience at the United…

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