Everyone is looking for its egg-laying hen - The Point

This is nothing more than a simple expression : with the health crisis, linked to the new coronavirus, chicken eggs are really worth of gold. The sale of these

Everyone is looking for its egg-laying hen - The Point

This is nothing more than a simple expression : with the health crisis, linked to the new coronavirus, chicken eggs are really worth of gold. The sale of these poultry laying hens has in fact exploded with the déconfinement, we learn The Parisian Sunday, 7 June 2020. A craze which can be explained by the scarcity of eggs during this period of seclusion general, and the rediscovered taste of the French for the kitchen.

" The season of egg-laying hens, from march to early may, has been shifted with the containment, but it is sure that there is a buzz and new customers ", abounds in the columns of the daily île-de-france Anaïs Baron, store manager Maxi Zoo located in Fenouillet, Haute-Garonne.

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If the hens had already rated for several years, containment has accentuated the phenomenon. "The profiles have evolved today with young couples with children install a small chicken coop on the terrace or in the garden subdivision," says Anaïs Baron, according to which the feathered animals were especially popular with the elderly before the Covid-19. This passion of the French for chicken is likely to bring a new sound in urban areas of france : the chatter. Not sure he got unanimous support from the urban, that have just found the taste of the silence through the containment.

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Updated Date: 07 June 2020, 09:33

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