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on June 4, 2019

To meet cage-free pledges, industry will need to grow 3 times faster

To meet current pledges, 223 million cage-free layers will be needed by 2026

If the companies that have made cage-free pledges follow through on those pledges, the U.S. egg industry will need 223 million more cage-free layers by 2026, according to Maro Ibarburu, associate scientist – business analyst with the Egg Industry Center (EIC) at Iowa State University.

Ibarburu spoke during the EIC…

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