Federal bill would give nation's hens bigger cages

Jun 2, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Boston.com

In this 2011 photo provided by Jill Benson, chickens stand in California's only enriched colony system that gives them a darkened area for nesting at the JS West farm in Atwater, Calif.

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Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>There's a cauldron of boiling water waiting for you somewhere, microbe.
how did you know we are cooking lobsters today???

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<quoted text>Of course plants can communicate. After all, you are posting.
it is called a sat phone that is allowing me to post

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Lawrence Wolf wrote:
The chickens are crying fowl.
Not only do chickens deserve more space, but what they earn now is a poultry amount.
Why are Spaniards the ugliest people of the Universe?
Typical Spaniard is very ugly: http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/attachments...
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Brad wrote:
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Obama cares because he,himself,is a chickenhawk.
Was this reported on " FOX " News?

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Christmas Hunter wrote:
The objective here is to drive up the cost of meat and eggs.
It turns out there is a benefit for egg farmers to the new system. According to preliminary data collected at JS West in Modesto, so far California's only egg producer with an enriched colony system, chickens in in the larger European-style cages produce more eggs in a year, have lower mortality rates and have better feather cover -- a sign of good health.

"They're producing well, if not better," said Jill Benson of JS West, which sells the eggs under the Comfort Coop label. "You can see them engaging in all of these natural behaviors that they didn't have the opportunity to do before."
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it would appear that the opposite is true.

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It turns out there is a benefit for egg farmers to the new system. According to preliminary data collected at JS West in Modesto, so far California's only egg producer with an enriched colony system, chickens in in the larger European-style cages produce more eggs in a year, have lower mortality rates and have better feather cover -- a sign of good health.
"They're producing well, if not better," said Jill Benson of JS West, which sells the eggs under the Comfort Coop label. "You can see them engaging in all of these natural behaviors that they didn't have the opportunity to do before."
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it would appear that the opposite is true.
That would be good news for the egg producers. Bad for PETA.

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Brad wrote:
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Obama cares because he,himself,is a chickenhawk.
That would be a chickenshit!

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anneutral wrote:
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It turns out there is a benefit for egg farmers to the new system. According to preliminary data collected at JS West in Modesto, so far California's only egg producer with an enriched colony system, chickens in in the larger European-style cages produce more eggs in a year, have lower mortality rates and have better feather cover -- a sign of good health.
"They're producing well, if not better," said Jill Benson of JS West, which sells the eggs under the Comfort Coop label. "You can see them engaging in all of these natural behaviors that they didn't have the opportunity to do before."
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it would appear that the opposite is true.
Well damn, i guess once the chickens get HBO, a Maytag washer and dryer, a toaster and a Serta Mattress they will have eggs falling out of every orifice they have.

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SIR LANCELOT wrote:
<quoted text>Well damn, i guess once the chickens get HBO, a Maytag washer and dryer, a toaster and a Serta Mattress they will have eggs falling out of every orifice they have.
yeah, 93 square inches is huge.
(buy free range, they're better for you)

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how did you know we are cooking lobsters today???
SINNER!!!!!!!

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anneutral wrote:
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yeah, 93 square inches is huge.
(buy free range, they're better for you)
It might be to a chicken. Especially if they give it a piano to play.

Just drop in a quarter.
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OMG you have to be kidding with all the problems in our eceonomy and they can't write a budget for last three years but they come up with this ..unbelieveable morons in Congress and the Senate and the Presidency ..
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Here Is One wrote:
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I buy breast only
How would you like to have your breast ripped off
Yea but have you ever choked your chicken?
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Ask Gene LaBelle about choking ones chicken he did it to Steven Segal and he will do it to you ..

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<quoted text>That would be good news for the egg producers. Bad for PETA.
VERY good news for egg producers.

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wetwo wrote:
So was this article about smart chickens or stupid democrats ?
How does one tell the difference ?

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SINNER!!!!!!!
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They can taste sinfully good.......

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clem wrote:
<quoted text> Yea but have you ever choked your chicken?
Naw......The kids in the neighborhood whack their head with a machete..........
HAVE YOU NOTICED

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THE CHICKENS GET a bigger home,WELFARE GETS a $259,000 home,CRIMINALS GET A new bigger cell wth cable," AND I GET THE BILL".
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Thank God that Harry Reid finally got SOMETHING right. Hurrah for the Chickens!

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