Welfare of Laying Hens Directive

  • Plans for EU sow stall ban “in disarray”

    PLANS FOR a partial ban on sow stalls from 1 January 2013 are in disarray. With 17 countries unlikely to be ready for the ban, pig production could fall and prices could go up “by at least 10%”.   Sow… Read More

  • Price of free range eggs to rise?

    FREE RANGE egg producers are demanding a significant and immediate increase in the price they receive to maintain supplies in the long-term.   According to the National Farmers Union, free range have struggled for 18 months amid a background of… Read More