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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) Regulations 2007 No. 2078
4. Each cage must have a drinking system appropriate to the size of the group; where nipple drinkers are provided, at least two nipple drinkers or two cups must be within reach of each hen.
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