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2014-08-19 08:32:31

One Large Eggland's Best Egg Contains Just 60 Calories CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After years of testing, Eggland's Best (EB) is proud to announce that the calorie count for their large eggs has been reduced from 70 calories to 60 calories. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130212/NY57963LOGO "Three different outside labs were used to confirm the lower calorie content," said Bart Slaugh, PhD, Director of Quality Assurance at Eggland's Best. "The calorie...

2014-08-11 20:25:44

BOERNE, Texas, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chickens can be used to help maintain and strengthen the health of your garden. Having a flock of chickens in your backyard is beneficial in several ways. A single chicken can bio recycle about seven pounds of food residuals in a month. If 2,000 households raised three hens, it could divert 252 tons of waste from landfills annually. A flock of hens will also perform most of the labor of having to "turn" your compost pile by scratching...

2014-08-06 23:00:37

Chino Valley Ranchers Comments on New Study Showing That Eating Foods Rich in Tyrosine Can Quicken Reflexes and Shorten Response Times in Adults Colton, California (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Researchers at Leiden University and the University of Amsterdam have carried out a study to determine whether eating foods rich in tyrosine quickens reflexes and shortens response time. Findings indicated that tyrosine did indeed shorten response times. Tyrosine is a hydrophilic amino acid that is part...

2014-08-04 23:03:29

The Europe Poultry Feed & Feed Additives Market report defines and segments the poultry feed & feed additives market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-poultry-feed-9964317827.html. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The Europe Poultry Feed & Feed Additives Market report defines and segments the poultry feed & feed additives market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The poultry feed & feed additives...

2014-07-29 08:25:03

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the dramatic poultry consumption changes over the last few decades, CMS Technology ("CMS") has launched an alliance with The University of Georgia ("UGA") with a dedicated focus on secondary processing. "Consumers obviously find the advertisements showing cows parachuting out of the skies wearing signs that say 'eat more chicken,' humorous," said John Meccia, chief executive officer of CMS Technology. "But, in truth, Americans do...

2014-07-21 16:27:34

Consumers cite health/nutrition and taste as top reasons for uptick GREENSBORO, Ga., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More chickens are crossing the road and on to consumers' plates, according to new research presented today at the National Chicken Council's Chicken Marketing Seminar in Greensboro, Georgia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/DC46247LOGO-b Overall, the average number of meals or snacks that contained chicken eaten by survey respondents in the two weeks prior...

2014-07-21 16:24:15

New pet books with forewords by Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Miranda Lambert to be previewed COS COB, Conn., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicken Soup for the Soul®, the world's favorite and most recognized storyteller, is proud to make their premiere appearance at SuperZoo, a leading industry trade show in the pet business, in Las Vegas this July 22-24, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Inspired by years of reading and publishing stories about the unique...

2014-07-01 11:29:26

American Society for Microbiology Contrary to popular belief, the foodborne pathogen Campylobacter jejuni is not a harmless commensal in chickens but can cause disease in some breeds of poultry according to research published in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. "The main implication is that Campylobacter is not always harmless to chickens. This rather changes our view of the biology of this nasty little bug," says Paul Wigley of Institute...

2014-06-28 23:03:03

Big ole Bird is the first of its kind in the growing poultry industry. As a registered material approved for use in Certified Organic Food Production, Big ole Bird will provide tremendous advantages for growers by providing polyelectrolytes, probiotics and essential vitamins and nutrients. Athens, GA (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Southland Organics, a manufacturer of environmentally friendly products for agriculture and animal health, recently announced that its popular poultry probiotic...

2014-06-05 12:27:06

SAO PAULO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bromelia Productions, the creator of the blue chicken named Galinha Pintadinha, that has become a Latin America phenomenon, have many reasons to smile lately. Not only it is currently the #1 Brazilian preschool brand but it also has 60+ licensees, 1.5M DVDs sold and 8 million app downloads in Brazil alone. It was created after a video was uploaded on YouTube for a business pitch that was not removed. In a few months, it reached 500,000 views....


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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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