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on April 17, 2017

Hickman’s Egg Ranch’s cage-free push

The Arizona egg producer will be 80 percent cage free within five years thanks to market demand for the former specialty product.

Hickman’s Egg Ranch is willing to tear out its new, California Proposition 2-compliant enriched colony hen housing and replace it with cage-free equipment. The egg market’s rapid shift to cage-free production makes it clear to the largest egg farm west of the Rockies that the investment must be made now…

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