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Egg Production / Cage-Free Laying Systems
on September 4, 2014

Addition of cage-free capacity leads industry changes in the US

Builders and equipment suppliers say interest in new layer and pullet housing has increased slightly in 2014.

With the Egg Bill off the table and the clock ticking down on the January 1, 2015, implementation date for California’s Proposition 2 - which will require that layers serving California’s shell egg needs be housed with a minimum of 116 square inches of cage space per hen – one…

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