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Scratch pads allow chickens to engage in natural behaviour.

New York Colony’s ‘furnished’ poultry housing wins sustainability awards

Furnished housing provides a more natural open environment, with nesting areas, scratch pads, and perches

State-of-the-art “furnished housing” for poultry has won the New York Hutterite Colony the inaugural Canadian Poultry Sustainability Award for both the table egg industry and the overall poultry industry honours. The Lethbridge-area colony was praised for being a progressive and forward-thinking egg farm, with a strong commitment to animal welfare and environmentally responsible farming practices. […] Read more