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National plan to allow battery cages until 2036 favours cheap eggs over animal welfare

Christine Parker, Lev Bromberg

Published : 2021

Abstract

Eggs laid by battery hens would be phased out within 15 years under a plan to improve poultry welfare in Australia. The proposal signals some relief for the 10 million or so egg-laying hens still kept in battery cages in Australia. But it doesn’t go far enough.

University of Melbourne Researchers