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Why 2021 can be the year we free Aussie hens from battery cages

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RSPCA Australia

A timeline of our work to free Aussie hens from battery cages

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RSPCA Australia

It’s been a long fight so far to free Aussie hens from battery cages. Here’s the story so far, and a recap of how far we’ve come and how all of us have been able to make a difference:

How did the Boxing Day Test help free hens from cages? The answer might bowl you over

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RSPCA Australia

Although the outcome of the Boxing Day Test may be better left forgotten by Aussie cricket fans, there was a different reason to celebrate the MCG being on a good wicket.

Why big businesses like Sodexo are making the switch to cage-free eggs

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RSPCA Australia

As the fight to free hens from battery cages continues, more and more companies are showing their support for animal welfare by sourcing cage-free eggs. 

Why cage free will help end the battery cage

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RSPCA Australia

Many Australians like to eat eggs. On average, we’re eating over 15 million eggs a day and consumption is on the rise.

Cage Free and Proud - why it's important to get everyone on board

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RSPCA Australia

We know most Australians want to see hens freed from battery cages, regardless of

RSPCA joint message to egg industry: time to focus on animal welfare and a sustainable future.

Recent debate about battery cages has been crowded with opinions. It’s time to refocus on what’s important: the welfare of the animals involved and the future of the egg industry.

Five ways to keep hens happy

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RSPCA Australia

If you’ve ever spent any time with chickens, you’ll know that they are social, curious creatures.

The week in animal welfare: Volume #8

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RSPCA Australia

Welcome back to our ‘Week in Animal Welfare’ roundup. Get comfortable in front of your keyboard and click through to read the latest news in animal welfare.

The facts about battery cages

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Jane Speechley

We’ve written previously about all the ways in which battery cages are cruel. And yet, the egg industry keeps coming up with the same, tired, old (and incorrect) excuses.

We’ve got all the facts right here

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