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Features: Low stocking density
Follow the link to see Choice's complete list of Australian egg brands that meet the recommended model code of 1500 hens per hectare. The government's free range egg standard allows stocking densities of up to 10,000 hens per hectare with no mandate for hens to actually spend time outdoors.
Find local egg farmers who 'pasture' their hens. Check out the directory. These hens are raised all or most of their lives on pasture and are moved every few days to enrich the soil; they are free to dust bathe, scratch and forage, eating worms and grubs.
Manufacturer: Flavour Crusader
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