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on January 11, 2022

Cage-free egg farm conversion on a tight schedule

When DeWeerdt Poultry Farm initiated its plan to convert to cage free in 2020, financial restraints and logistical hurdles didn’t make the process easy.

DeWeerdt Poultry Farm, co-owner of the marketing brand Hamilton Eggs LLC, was forced to convert all its operations to cage free by the end of 2024 to stay in the egg business, just in time for implementation of Senate Bill 174, which requires that all eggs produced or…

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