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Hens and Trends

Meredith Johnson, Managing Editor of Egg Industry Insight, uses her processing experience to provide perspective on interesting topics in the poultry and egg industries.

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Are cage-free mandates wiping out US family farms?

While cage-free mandates can be viewed as a step forward for animal welfare, they could also be a step backward for small egg producers.

A large portion of family-owned egg farms that are still in business today could potentially be out of business in the next five years due to U.S. layer housing laws.


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