08 Jul '11, 10am

Landmark Agreement Reached for Egg-Laying Hens | Care2 Causes

Landmark Agreement Reached for Egg-Laying Hens | Care2 Causes

Today, a historic agreement was reached between the United Egg Producers (UEP), the industry’s trade association, and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to support federal legislation that would protect an estimated 280 million egg-laying hens in the U.S. The proposed legislation would transition hens from standard battery cages to enriched colony housing that would offer them the opportunity to enjoy nesting boxes, perches, scratching areas and enough space to stretch, move around and engage in natural behaviors. “Currently, the majority of birds are each provided 67 square inches of space, with roughly 50 million receiving 48 square inches. The proposed phase-in would culminate with hens nationwide being provided a minimum of 124 – 144 square inches of space,” according to a joint statement . It would also prohibit force molting by withholding food and water,...

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