5 chickens in a sack

An executive level decision was recently taken to extend the Jackson Group, Inc, corporate egg producing division. This basically led to me ordering an extra five hens from a nice lady in Los Gallardos. There is a certain protocol to ordering hens in Spain. In part, this extends to specifying whether you want them to eat, to breed, or for eggs. A side story: Whilst rooting amongst the father in laws shed recently, I came Continue reading 5 chickens in a sack

Why Should Spain Call for Moratorium of EC chicken Rules?

This week the Spanish farmers issued a plea to their ministry of agriculture to intercede on their behalf to gain time with the European Commission over the introduction of enriched cages for laying hens. The farmers want a two year moratorium on the EC changes banning battery cages for laying hens and demanding the installation of new larger cages giving hens more room. They also want the Spanish government to give them soft loans to Continue reading Why Should Spain Call for Moratorium of EC chicken Rules?