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Egg Production
on January 8, 2015

Analysts see strong profit potential for eggs in 2015

Full implementation of California’s Proposition 2, rising layer numbers in other states, increasing consumer demand for protein-rich foods and lower feed costs should all play roles in making the coming year interesting.

California became the first state to impose standards on how laying hens are housed with the full implementation of Proposition 2 on January 1, 2015. At time of press, it was anticipated that millions of hens would be pulled out of cages and taken out of production in some existing…

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