Battery hens stay, and pig cages linger on as well

by 5m Editor
22 December 2004, at 12:00am

NEW ZEALAND - Egg farmers will be allowed to continue using the battery hen system, says Agriculture Minister, Jim Sutton. Mr Sutton today released two new codes of animal welfare for controversial species, farmed pigs and layer hens, which contain few concessions to a vocal lobby of animal welfare activists.

5m Editor