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on November 23, 2022

UK free range egg production increasingly unsustainable

The average U.K. free range egg producer is losing significant amounts of money, and fears are growing of shortages on the shelves.

A typical free range egg farm in the U.K. is on course to lose more than GBP300,000 (US$382,000) per flock, as the cost of feed, electricity, labor and other inputs continues at record levels.

Farmers are thought to be losing almost GBP10 per hen, according to data published by…

Read the full article in Poultry International December 2022