Report No. 269
8. Requirement of Space Allowance.-
(1) Hens shall not be confined in a manner that prevents them from lying down, standing up, fully spreading both wings without touching the side of an enclosure or other egg-laying hens, or turning in a complete circle without any impediment and without touching the side of an enclosure.
(2) There shall be sufficient space for all hens to perch and must have a nest box, litter to allow pecking and scratching and access to feed freely.