• Massachusetts Jun 26

    Bill Would Secure Egg Supply, Upgrade Conditions for Hens

    The Massachusetts Senate has approved legislation designed to create a more secure egg supply chain and raise the state’s farm animal welfare standards to be on a par with other states. Democratic Senate President Karen Spilka said the bill approved Thursday would upgrade Massachusetts’ egg production law — created by a successful 2016 ballot question — to create predictability and…

  • Maine Aug 20, 2020

    Farmers Receive Dead Chicks Amid USPS Turmoil

    New England farmers have been receiving packages full of dead chicks, which died in transit due to new delays at the Post Office.

  • MSPCA-Angell Jul 30, 2020

    Chickens Rescued From Squalid Conditions in Middleboro: MSPCA

    Thirty chickens have been rescued from squalid conditions on a property in Middleboro, Massachusetts, the MSPCA said Friday. The chickens — 14 roosters and 16 hens — were kept in cramped, dirty pet carriers without access to fresh water and food, the MSPCA said. Some suffered from overgrown spurs, bacterial infections and lice. The chickens were voluntarily surrendered by the…

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