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CP Foods unveils cage-free eggs for Thai market

Company’s Wang Somboon farm offers Five Freedoms to birds
Charoen Pokphand Foods’ (CP Foods)’ first cage-free egg products produced with high animal welfare practices and healthier nutrients are available for the Thai market.
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Will the ‘anti-vaxxers' demand vaccine-free poultry?

Claims such as antibiotic free and hormone free are increasingly used by poultry marketers, confusing consumers with multitude of label messages, is vaccine free next?
What happens when our anti-vaxxer consumer becomes concerned with the idea that a vaccine may give chicken, hog, or cattle some sort of permanent health issues, like the ones they claim can result from human vaccination?
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Feed industry expanded in 2018, but growth across species was uneven

Poultry and aquaculture post gains, while pigs and cattle struggle with disease and fickle consumer trends
Poultry and aquaculture feed production continue to lead the pack, while swine producers struggle with outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) and ruminants — especially beef cattle producers — contend with shifting consumer preferences.
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Tours ease apprehension about cage-produced eggs

Through visits to egg production facilities, bloggers learn more about the process
A pair of tours of Ohio egg production facilities proved to be successful in answering questions and easing the minds of the visitors who didn’t have a firm understanding of how their eggs are produced.
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