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on September 27, 2016

EU layer breeders adapting hens for cage free conditions

Dr. Rudolf Preisinger, of German breeder Lohmann Tierzucht, said breeders will need to select for new traits to serve a cage-free egg industry.

The cage-free movement is taking the global egg industry by storm, and the world’s leading genetics companies are changing their layer stock to perform better under new conditions.

Dr. Rudolf Preisinger, chief geneticist for German breeder Lohmann Tierzucht GmbH, earlier this year spoke about the present, and future of cage-free…

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