Cage fight threatens to hijack egg farmer's welfare efforts

Andrew Marshall
By Andrew Marshall
Updated April 25 2017 - 8:45pm, first published 8:00pm
Tamworth egg producer, Bede Burke, says there are a lot of crazy expectations among anti-cage lobbyists who want farmers to spend $500 million transitioning the caged egg industry to more expensive and less healthy conditions.

Few Australians give much thought to the effort required to satisfy our 13 million-a-day egg consumption habit, but we can expect to hear much more about it in coming months.

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Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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