The NZ Egg Farming Information mini website offers concise, fact-rich answers to many questions about eggs and egg farming in New Zealand. Compiled by knowledgeable New Zealand farmers, it addresses the key interests and concerns of today’s consumers about eggs and how they are produced. It’s a great source of accurate and balanced information about a wide […]Read More
Farming affordable and welfare-friendly eggs for New Zealand
New Zealand has one of the most ideal egg farming environments in the world, being free from many of the pests and disease strains that other countries experience. We also lead the world in many areas of farm practice and animal welfare. The Egg Producers Federation represents all commercial egg farmers across all farming types. The industry is governed by robust standards which ensure Kiwis have access to good quality, affordable eggs produced by healthy hens. Some recent changes have been introduced with the new Code of Welfare (Layer Hens) 2012, leading to a significant advance for hen welfare.
3 August 2015: What do parrots in Brazil, earthworms in the Pacific and chickens in Bhutan have in common? They were all delivered from New Zealand. Almost five million live animals were sent overseas last year, according to MPI, and that’s not counting the insects. Live animal export is big business: according to Customs data, […]Read More