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Free-range chickens kept in flocks of 36,000

October 29th, 2019

Bostock Brothers is the only commercial organic chicken farm in New Zealand. Source: Bostocks The reality of free-range chicken farming flies in the face of what most New Zealanders believe about how the birds live, Consumer NZ says. The consumer watchdog is calling for a mandatory standard for free-range claims after a survey of 41 free-range brands found flocks of almost 40,000 on some New Zealand poultry farms.

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