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Keeping Hens Safe, Warm and Healthy in Harsh Weather
12/02/2019

Amid blizzards, thunderstorms and other extreme weather, how do farmers keep their animals safe, warm and healthy? Safety authorities advise staying us to stay out of harsh weather by staying indoors as much as possible. That’s good advice for animals and is one of the many reasons that egg-laying hens are kept indoors. Years ago, […]

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Continuing the Family Legacy
11/22/2019

Mike West California Egg Farmer West views hen welfare and egg safety as his responsibility which “starts with the people in our hen houses.” Owned and operated for more than a century, JS West is all about family. Currently managed by 3rd and 4th generation family members, the organization’s 280-plus employees are considered extended family. […]

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Egg Farming Takes Sacrifice, Brings Rewards
11/12/2019

Nicole Puglisi New Jersey Egg Farmer “Egg farming takes a lot of sacrifices. There is always something that needs to be done… Yet there are many rewards that make it worthwhile.” As a child, Nicole Puglisi was frequently on the family egg farm. Though she enjoyed the farm, 15 years ago she never envisioned working […]

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