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Update on Range vs. Conventional Cage, vs. Cage-free Egg Production:
The Comparison and Contrast

03/23/2012
Mar 23, 2012

Dr. Kenneth Anderson of the Department of Poultry Science North Carolina State University presented data on a random sample test which compared the performance of two commercially available brown feathered hens with a Barred Plymouth Rock, heritage breed.  The commercial brown feathered strains were reared either on range, as cage-free or in cages to ensure that the rearing system was compatible with the laying system with respect to subsequent performance. 


 
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