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2011-05-02 14:04:00

United Poultry Concerns Draws Attention to the Plight and Delight of Chickens MACHIPONGO, Va., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Respect for Chickens Day is an annual project of United Poultry Concerns dedicated to celebrating the beauty of chickens and protesting the misery of their lives in farming operations.

2011-05-02 08:00:00

WEIFANG, China, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yuhe International, Inc.

2011-04-22 05:00:00

EAGLE, Idaho, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know what kind of chicken lays green eggs? Did you know that an astronaut's mother once told her to keep her feet on the ground? Learn all about raising chickens and remembering mama from two new books released this spring by Mill Park Publishing of Eagle, Idaho.

2011-04-14 07:30:00

WEIFANG, China, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yuhe International, Inc.

2011-04-08 15:35:25

With the Easter holiday season coming up soon, egg consumption is expected to rise temporarily.

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2011-03-16 07:55:00

Its head looks like a turkey's, its body resembles a chicken's – now scientists can explain why one of the poultry world's most curious specimens has developed such a distinctive look.

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2011-03-09 14:55:00

A study has gained new insight into the minds of domestic hens, discovering, for the first time, that domestic hens show a clear physiological and behavioral response when their chicks are mildly distressed.

2011-02-16 07:00:00

WEIFANG, China, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yuhe International, Inc.

2011-02-11 00:00:53

The combination of Signal’s text message Auto Response engine and Quick Response (QR) code capabilities enabled Smart Chicken customers to connect and interact with rich media content in real-time via mobile devices. Chicago, Illinois (Vocus/PRWEB) February 10, 2011 Signal, a provider of mobile-centric Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions to help marketers rapidly develop, execute and analyze cross-channel campaigns, has announced the success of its seasonal campaign with Smart...

2011-01-31 06:00:00

SALISBURY, Md., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To help consumers choose chicken products they can feel good about, PERDUE® fresh, all natural chicken products now carry the USDA Process Verified Seal. Perdue is the first poultry company to receive this seal of verification for its practices.


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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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