the small-scale poultry flock
V.21 No.10 | 3/8/2012
Food for Thought
Sunny Side Up
A better life for egg-layers and the humans who love them
By Ari Levaux
The age-old debate over which came first seems close to being resolved in favor of the chicken. After years of hens being treated as little more than egg-dispensers, concern is rising for the well-being of the layers themselves. Meanwhile, the practice of personal flock-keeping is on the upswing. Across the country, and in many parts of the world, chicken-first approaches are supplanting the simple quest to create the cheapest eggs possible.
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