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Cage-free housing: used vs. new?

Many growers have gotten their feet wet in cage-free by converting existing housing, but that may be starting to change, some say.
Many growers have gotten their feet wet in cage-free by converting existing housing, but that may be starting to change, some say.
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Egg Executives Optimistic on 2007

Industry executives are optimistic this will be a profitable year because companies are streamlining layer numbers to compensate for corn prices.
Industry executives are optimistic this will be a profitable year because companies are streamlining layer numbers to compensate for corn prices.
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What the Crystal Ball Foretells

Expect more consolidation, continued challenges on animal welfare and the environment, and high feed costs over the next three to five years.
What the Crystal Ball Foretells Expect more consolidation, continued challenges on animal welfare and the environment, and high feed costs over the next three to five years. By Ed Clark As egg industry executives look deep into their crystal balls for what is ahead for producers over the
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Protein producers to face new challenges

Producers of traditional protein sources will have their work cut out for them in the upcoming decade to hold onto market share.
Producers of traditional protein sources will have their work cut out for them in the upcoming decade to hold onto market share.
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Escalating fuel costs don’t hurt Midwest feed advantage

Since fresh eggs and further processed egg products must be transported great distances, the fuel cost hike is particularly burdensome on egg producers in Iowa and Minnesota.
Since fresh eggs and further processed egg products must be transported great distances, the fuel cost hike is particularly burdensome on egg producers in Iowa and Minnesota.
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