How are eggs collected from cage free hens commercially?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by flockoffour, Mar 5, 2016.

  1. flockoffour

    flockoffour Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 28, 2012
    West Coast
    Where do commercial cage free hens lay their eggs/how are they harvested for sale?
  2. MeepBeep

    MeepBeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Cage free doesn't mean free to roam, they are still confined usually to a building and they are provided nesting boxes with a floor that is slightly pitched backwards so the eggs roll to an opening in the back and onto a conveyor belt behind/under the nesting box that take them to an area where they are stored...

    Last edited: Mar 5, 2016
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