Quantcast
Organic Free range  What do different egg labels mean

Organic? Free range? What do different egg labels mean?

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Deep down, we all want the food that's healthy, non-toxic and as ethically-prepared as possible. But the growing number of labels that are placed on different products these days can make it...

Latest Chicken Stories

2014-12-09 20:20:50

Serving nearly three million students daily, new city alliance continues to improve quality of school meals LOS ANGELES, Dec.

2014-11-20 12:34:30

New Chicken Agreement Encompasses Differential Growth OTTAWA, Nov.

2014-11-18 08:35:24

Ten Consecutive Years of Men's Health Best Eggs Awards for Eggland's Best CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Nov.

2014-10-21 16:30:00

New rule largely outsources poultry inspection, endangering health of consumers WASHINGTON, Oct.

2014-10-14 08:28:53

Eggland's Best Awarded "Best Recovery Food" CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Oct.

2014-09-16 12:28:31

LONDON, Sept.

2014-09-15 23:08:01

The report provides both qualitative and quantitative analyses of the egg processing and equipment market, the competitive landscape, and the preferred development strategies of key players.

2014-08-19 08:32:31

One Large Eggland's Best Egg Contains Just 60 Calories CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Aug.

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.


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...

More Articles (29 articles) »
Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.