A new bill being signed into law on Wednesday will require all Colorado eggs to be cage-free by 2025 according to the Colorado Sun.

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There are four major egg producers in the state of Colorado and most of them are in Weld County. Approximately 5.5 million egg-laying hens are currently in caged housing. However, the Colorado egg producers will have to transition over to cage-free hen housing by 2025.

Consumers appear to have been already pushing for cage-free eggs as have some retailers and restaurants. Places like Starbucks, McDonald's, Target, Safeway, and Kroger have already stated they will no longer sell or use caged eggs by 2025.

More information can be found on the new law HERE.

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Source: Colorado Sun

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