100% Australian farmer owned company.
|Sunny Queen Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
|Sunny Queen Pty Ltd|
For eggs to be labelled free range, the Model Code of Practice says there should be a maximum of 1500 hens per hectare. In 2018 Choice updated its list of which egg brands meet the Model Code. According to the report, this company uses a stocking density of 10,000 hens per hectare for its Meggles brand free range eggs, well in excess of the Model Code.
[Source 2018][More on Animal Rights]
This company produces cage eggs, where each bird is allocated space less than the size of a piece of A4 paper. Birds are unable to turn around easily, stretch out, flap their wings or exercise. Cages do not satisfy the hen's behavioural need to perch, dust bathe, forage, and lay their eggs in a secluded nest.
[Source 2011][More on Factory Farming]
|Company Structure||Farmer owned company|
|Revenue||$97 million in 2008|
|# Employees||33 in 2008 in Australia|
|Company Ranking||1862 in top 2000 Australian companies|
|Address||104 Mica St, Carole Park, QLD, 4300, Australia|
|Phone||07 3907 9999|
|Fax||07 3907 9933|
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