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November 12, 2018

Egg prices could increase, producers may go out of business with passage of Prop 12

At Pleasant Valley Farms in Farmington, Richard Jenkins family has raised egg-laying chickens since 1962. “This is an aviary barn. The birds are allowed to fly around, land and perch,” said Jenkins. And since 2009, his 400,000 hens have been cage-free.

“We felt it was going to go cage-free. We felt we could supply them economically to our grocery store. And, we didn’t have the desire to go into a bigger cage and retro-fit again,” added Jenkins.  Read more

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