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on July 18, 2017

Reducing aggression and floor eggs in cage-free flocks

Cage-free egg farming experts suggest ways to avoid negative behaviors that reduce bird health and productivity.

Arguably the most difficult aspect of the transition to cage-free farming is the re-introduction of the dynamics of hen socialization and behavior to egg farming. Farmers now need to understand it and manage it in order to consistently achieve the healthiest and most productive flocks.

Keeping birds in cages limited…

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