7 Years Ago, Calif. Voted To Give Chickens More Room. So How Do They--And Their Farmers --Like It?
In 2008, Californians passed a law by a two-thirds majority to create more humane conditions for egg-laying hens. Farmers have had the last seven years to make enough space for chickens to spread their wings. Capital Public Radio's Lesley McClurg went to the hen house to see how your vote is playing out.