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Egg Production

Are alternative proteins just a trend?

Large animal protein companies are expecting growth in their alternative protein portfolios, however, some have suggested they believe sales will hit a ceiling
I am afraid animal welfare and environmental concerns for a younger generation of consumers is going to play a bigger role in the demand for alternative proteins than we as livestock producers would like.
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Cal-Maine reports $10.1 million net loss in Q2

Net sales for quarter decline 12.5%
Cal-Maine Foods reported results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2020, in which the egg company reported a net loss of $10.1 million. The thirteen-week period ended on November 30, 2019.
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Arizona Mirror seems to back animal rights agenda

Arizona news organization appears to be promoting anti-Hickman’s Egg Ranch more than the animal rights group that filmed it
An animal rights activist with the group Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) admitted to a reporter she and another member of the group trespassed at a Hickman’s Egg Ranch facility in order to shoot a video that would paint the company in an unfavorable light.
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