Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Intensive 'free range' farms in operation

Is this your idea of 'free range'.

Major egg laying facilities have been built and are under construction in Australia in the hope that the high stocking density proposals of Egg Standards Australia will be implemented. It never occurred to the major players in the industry who control the Australian Egg Corporation that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission would knock back their proposal.

Have a look at this video promoting the aviary 'free range' system:
and this blurb which provides more detail.

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