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What do hens need to be happy?

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The hens that lay our eggs today are smart, quirky and sociable creatures.

Barren battery cages: the key terms, explained

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

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

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

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