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on January 4, 2022

Cage-free layer system manufacturers have had to adapt

As the U.S. egg industry is moving closer towards cage-free commitment deadlines and state legislative mandates, equipment producers shared with Egg Industry Insight how their systems have been improved.

In 2016, Egg Industry Insight completed a series on three types of cage-free housing (floor systems, aviaries, and combination systems) by surveying cage-free housing system manufacturers around the world . However, over the past five years, cage-free systems has shifted to predominately aviary styles and away from convertible/combi systems.

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