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2015-05-27 12:30:07

Mom and Hall of Fame inductee Lisa Leslie will lead rally to "take a side against fried;" One-day-only special offer for a free third side with any Individual Meal GOLDEN, Colo., May

2015-05-06 23:01:33

Chicken Coop Condo adds a heavy duty wheel kit to their backyard chicken house designs. Lewisberry, PA (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 A quality built chicken coop

2015-04-30 12:27:22

United Poultry Concerns Urges Positive Action for Chickens, May 4 / Month of May MACHIPONGO, Va., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, May 4, animal advocates celebrate

2015-04-27 23:02:11

The New York Inventor Exchange approves the Chicken Waffle Burger for licensing and trading intellectual property rights. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 27,

2015-04-22 12:35:36

Following Avian Influenza Outbreak, Industry Leaders Examine Procedures and How to Control Avian Influenza WARSAW, Ind., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New reports cite the spread and outbreak

2015-04-07 23:01:34

Eat as nature intended, by raising chickens in the backyard. Hegins, PA (PRWEB) April 07, 2015 A healthy eating plan concentrates on foods in their purist

2015-03-30 12:31:44

OTTAWA, March 30, 2015 /CNW/ - If eggs are a part of your family's Easter celebrations, there are some important handling tips to remember when you're decorating, cooking or hiding them. Egg

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2015-03-26 16:57:13

It may sound like the makings of a joke, but answering the question of how chickens crossed the sea may soon provide more than just a punch line.

2015-03-19 08:30:12

TURLOCK, Calif., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At California's Gemperle Farms, dyeing Easter eggs serves as one of our most cherished

2015-03-07 23:00:31

Fat Chickens from developer MAMN84 challenges gamers to shoot some chubby poultry in order to make it through 5 episodes and over 80 challenging levels.


Latest Chicken Reference Libraries

Yokohama
2014-07-15 06:54:19

The Yokohama is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Japan, although the modern type was developed in Europe using the original founders of the breed. These include the Minohiki, which was the primary breed used to develop the Yokohama, and the Onagadori, which became more well known in Europe than the Minohiki. The Yokohama varies in weight depending upon the type and sex, with standard size individuals ranging between four and five pounds and bantam types reaching smaller...

Polish chicken
2014-07-07 14:10:21

The Polish chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Europe, although its exact origin is unknown. Some suggest that the breed descended from Asian chickens brought to the area during medieval times, while others assert that the breed could have descended from Italian or Spanish chickens. Despite the debate about its origins, it was given a standard in the Netherlands in the sixteenth century. It was introduced into the United States of America in the early nineteenth...

Brahma chicken
2014-07-07 08:45:02

The Brahma chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in the United States by crossing chickens that were imported from Shanghai, China and the Chittigong chicken from Bangladesh, although this origin has been the subject of debate. It was first introduced into England in 1852, where a dark color variety would be created and later shipped to the United States and accepted by the American Poultry Association in 1874. It was the most popular meat bird between the 1850s and the...

New Hampshire chicken
2014-07-07 08:11:54

The New Hampshire chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in the state of New Hampshire in the United States of America. It was developed using Rhode Island red chickens and selective breeding was used to produce a different breed with rapid maturity and feather growth and enhanced egg laying abilities. The breed was accepted as an official breed by the American Poultry Association in 1935. The New Hampshire chicken varies in weight depending upon the sex, with cocks...

Delaware chicken
2014-07-07 06:57:27

The Delaware chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in the state of Delaware in the United States of America during the early part of the twentieth century by crossing New Hampshire hens with barred Plymouth Rock roosters. The breed was officially established in 1940 after George Ellis chose to breed the sports, or chickens with a light white or silver coloration, that were produced from broiler chickens. Because the area in which this breed was bred was the most...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).