on July 1, 2021
Massachusetts cage-free hen space reduction in motion
Massachusetts standards for cage-free layer housing density are moving closer to similarities in the current UEP-Certified requirements, which could prevent an egg shortage in the state.
The Massachusetts Senate passed a bill on June 24, 2021, that will change the housing density mandate of the 2016 Question 3 law. The new legislation, if passed by the House of Representatives and finally signed by Governor Charlie Baker, will reduce the minimum space allotted in cage-free housing for…