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Tue 16 Oct ·
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Rural Spectator: Poultry Unit Investment
Over the last five years, there has been considerable investment by farmers into poultry units, both for free range eggs and broiler chicken production. Whilst the investment is very high, between £1m - £3m, the returns have been good. This has been driven by an increasing demand for free range eggs, the majority of supermarkets declaring that they will not stock eggs produced from caged hens post-2025, and what appears to be an ever-increasing consumer demand for chicken.