Until barren battery cages are banned!
From 1 January 2012, the use of conventional battery cages is banned for all laying hens in the EU. However, recent figures show that 17 million animals will still be in conventional cages after 1 January 2012. As producers have been given a generous 12 year period to comply with the legislation, this is unacceptable!
To see the difference between cages like this and alternative systems and to learn more about laying hens, click here
To ensure better welfare conditions for ALL laying hens in the EU: