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Letter to the editor: Cruelty to small creatures

OPINION BY GARY KIRKLAND When the voters in California voted to make chickens have free space to move around they didn’t realize what cruelty these birds would unleash on the world. The chickens will eat earthworms and insects. When I... (Continue reading)

Egg prices rising as California chicken law takes effect

Chicken egg prices are expected to rise across the U.S. early in 2015, following the implementation of a California law requiring farmers to house hens in cages with enough space to move around and stretch their wings. [CBS Sacramento] In... (Continue reading)

Missouri sues California over chicken coop law

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has filed a federal lawsuit against the state of California over a law mandating that farmers increase the size of chicken enclosures. [Washington Post] In 2008, California voters passed Proposition 2, which requires larger enclosures... (Continue reading)