Unlikely Alliance Forms Over Battery Chickens

AUSTRALIA - The New South Wales Greens and the Shooters Party are forming an unlikely alliance to oppose a State Government bill on caged chicken farming.
calendar icon 4 December 2007
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NSW Greens MP Ian Cohen will move an upper house motion today against a new regulation that'll force the egg industry to increase cage sizes for battery hens in return for a guarantee there'll be no other major changes.

Mr Cohen says the cage increases only amount to a couple of credit cards per bird and will stop any efforts to move to barn-laid free range eggs.

Source: LiveNews

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