Posts tagged "Michael Brooks"

Chicken prices shrink as industry grows

[3 August/Stuff] Chicken prices are decreasing with the expansion of the poultry industry. According to Statistics New Zealand, prices fell 8.5 percent in the last 12 months. A Woolworths NZ Spokeswoman said there were a number of factors that influenced food prices. She added simple demand and supply was one factor driving the trend in...

Egg producers shell out

[20 March/Rural News Group] According to the NZ Poultry Industry Association, law changes that require the end of battery and colony cages will cost up to $1 million for smaller farmers and up to $60 million for larger companies. Their Executive Director, Michael Brooks, said that by late 2022 all battery cages will need to...