SINGAPORE (June 3): The hen farm at Lim Chu Kang is like most others — noisy and an assault on the olfactory system. But in a corner of the farm, a number of large chicken coops can be seen from the road. Here, a fraction of the farm’s hens have relatively more space to stretch their wings and peck about. This group of lucky chickens is the limited extent of Chew’s Agriculture’s “cage-free” egg venture, but is enough to give the company the leverage it needs to expand its business, which will include growing its cage-free egg-laying hen operations.

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