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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.

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2015-02-24 13:07:04

If you’ve turned on the TV lately, you probably know that chicken nuggets are popping up everywhere, and at falling prices. So, what’s up with McDonald’s and Burger King engaging in an all-out, golden-fried war? Turns out it may have something to do with global warming.

2015-01-28 16:25:15

Chicken Soup for the Soul Green Lights Its First Network Television Series on The CW Will use its brand, a committed production fund and extensive relationships with sponsors to

2015-01-22 16:23:19

Fans choose sides: Ranch hands Blue Cheese third consecutive defeat in poll WASHINGTON, Jan.

2015-01-15 16:26:11

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has approved feeding cold-pressed non-solvent extracted Camelina meal to broiler chickens at up to 12% inclusion. SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Jan.

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2015-01-14 14:32:25

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Think helicopter parents take extreme measures to protect their offspring? Think again. Researchers from the University of Granada, along with along with colleagues from the Higher Council of Scientific Research (CSIC), have discovered the hoopoe (Upupa epops) coats its eggs with a bacterial secretion. The question was: Why, though? The study authors concluded that the secretion must provide some type of barrier to prevent...


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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.