Will California's 2015 Law Adversely Impact Egg Prices?
By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau: Arizona Farm Bureau’s 3rd quarter food
The Wall Street Journalreported that a federal judge’s ruling “dismissed a lawsuit challenging a California law that requires all eggs sold in the state to come from hens housed in roomier cages.”
The suit was brought forward on behalf of
What will California's 2015 law mean for egg prices? The jury is still out on that.
Right now, I’m speculating on what might occur with egg prices. Though one of the healthiest and economical forms of animal protein, the California requirement might signal a significant price change in eggs.
One reason for possible stability in egg prices next year despite the oversized California market –- at least in the southwest --- could be Hickman’s Family Farms.
Regardless of the uncertainty of California’s new law on the egg market, the Hickman family has been expanding their farm operation and building barns to the required standards of the California law. As a result, you’ll have more chicks laying eggs in spa-like conditions … I know I’ve been
I asked Glenn Hickman, CEO of the family operation, about what this all means. His focus is on the customer and that’s why they’ve built new barns and provided for just about every segment
Regardless, it will be interesting to see what unfolds … and one