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Indiana egg hatchery backlogged by six months

(Tommie Lee/953MNC)

The demand for egg-laying hens is putting strain on the hatchery industry, with bird producers in Indiana backlogged for six months.

The increased demand is due to people wanting to start raising egg-laying hens in their backyards, driven by the cost of eggs.

Although the strain on hatcheries is significant, it is unlikely to have a big impact on the cost of eggs on shelves as the US still has around 300 million birds producing eggs.

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2 comments

Thor February 7, 2023 at 9:03 pm

Sounds like business is good for the egg hatcheries. Hurrah capitalism!

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Charles U Farley February 8, 2023 at 10:12 am

Under socialism, everyone gets a rooster to lay their eggs.

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