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on May 13, 2021

Welfare metrics help optimize egg production sustainability

The framework could help producers find the best cage-free option for their operations.

A new approach to life cycle analysis that integrates animal welfare metrics into  sustainability guidelines  could help egg producers evaluate their options during the  transition to cage-free housing.
 
“Life cycle analysis (LCA) is used to assess the cumulative impact of a product throughout its entire life cycle, meaning it looks…
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