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on August 2, 2019

Ventilating the world’s largest cage-free layer house

With the shift toward cage free, ventilation systems will have to adapt in new laying hen housing models

With the U.S. egg-laying industry potentially moving toward 100% cage-free production, new housing systems are being tested to find what methods make the most sense economically while providing for bird health and welfare. Recently, an Iowa egg producer constructed a unique two-story, cage-free house for 540,000 hens.

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