chicken cam?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SparksNV, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. SparksNV

    SparksNV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got the grocery flyer from Save Mart (formerly Albertson's) and they are now carrying "Comfort Coop" Eggs. The add states:

    "We are proud to introduce California Fresh Eggs from the Nation's First Enriched Colony Barn. THE HENS COME FIRST! The hens live in a new American Humane Association approved Enriched Colony Barn that allows them the opportunity to experience natural behaviors like nesting in a private area, flapping their wings, stretching, scratching and perching all in a very safe, clean, comfortable environment."

    www.comfortcoopeggs.com

    you can click on the "watch" button and see the hens live.

    The add listed the price ast $2.29 Large GradeAA Comfort Coop Eggs 1 dozen

    What do ya'll think of this?
     
  2. Schwartzfarmnc

    Schwartzfarmnc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for this site, It was great to see them with much more room than a normal commercial producer. I really enjoyed watching them, they all seems pretty happy!
     
  3. Attila the Hen

    Attila the Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm new and don't know anything about commercial egg production but that looked like pretty close quarters to me. I have seen pics of regular farms where there is no room but this doesn't seem like it is vastly different from what is usually done. If I'm wrong and I hope I am all I can say is leave it to CA to come up with the most progressive processes. I believe they passed a bill to improve the lot of many factory farm animals a year or so ago. Hope it catches on in the rest of the country.
     
  4. kristim23

    kristim23 Out Of The Brooder

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    Did I miss something? [​IMG] Private nesting areas? Perching? Scratching? Where does all this happen? This really doesn't seem that far removed from the "norm" is as far as commercial...

    I was kind of curious as to how they could possibly profit, beings that 2.29 isn't that much more than what I pay at the store.
     

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