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2010-11-16 13:55:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proposed new regulations from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will cost the broiler chicken industry more than $1 billion over five years in reduced efficiency, higher costs for feed and housing, and increased administrative expenses, according to a study released today by the National Chicken Council. And that doesn't even count the potential costs of litigation, lost export sales, and increased consumer prices, according to the...

2010-10-28 00:00:43

Without Sacrificing Flavor Found in Traditional Ground Beef Recipes, Gold'n Plump's New Lean Ground Chicken Products Offer A Healthier Base for Tacos, Chili, Sloppy Joes and Other Hearty Meals. Saint Cloud, MN (Vocus) October 27, 2010 Gold'n Plump Poultry, the Midwest's largest fully integrated chicken producer, just made healthy eating easier by adding an even leaner option to its already popular Recipe Readyâ“ž¢ Ground Chicken line-up. Available nationwide and...

2010-10-26 10:00:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The vast majority of commercial egg production around the world continues to be in traditional cage housing, according to the latest statistics reported by the International Egg Commission (IEC) and released today by the United Egg Producers, America's largest cooperative of egg farmers nationwide. Approximately 85 percent of eggs worldwide are produced in traditional cages, according to the IEC report. Thirty of the 35 countries which the IEC...

2010-10-19 10:00:00

RICHARDSON, Texas, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as the football season is heating up, Wingstop has announced its first-ever systemwide promotion, Boneless Blitz Bundles. Designed to feed large groups for less, the Boneless Blitz Bundles are available beginning today in 463 Wingstop locations nationwide. This is the first-ever national promotion for the concept, and will be supported with national television advertising, a national and local E-mail campaign, and in-store promotions. "In...

2010-10-12 11:41:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Shane's Rib Shack, a Petrus Brands Company, announces their Game Day Package offering customers the freedom to create their own cost-efficient combination meal package, which can feed 8-12 people for $49.99. The Game Day Package can be purchased in store, on the phone or via the Internet utilizing a specially-designed "Game Day Playbook" order form and is available from October through Super Bowl weekend. For $49.99, customers choose: Two meats,...

2010-09-28 13:29:00

Members of the Press are Cordially Invited to Attend This Special Evening Thursday, September 30, 2010, 6:30-9pm Peter Max Studio 37 West 65th Street, 7th Floor Between Columbus & Central Park West, New York City NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary and Peter Max will host a benefit for United Poultry Concerns and the Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos on Thursday evening, September 30th at the Peter Max Studio from 6:30 to 9pm. The evening will include delicious...

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2010-08-31 09:05:00

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspectors have discovered that a pair of Iowa egg farms, where tainted chicken feed linked to the ongoing salmonella outbreak in the U.S. was discovered, failed to follow their own safety guidelines. In fact, as Emily Stephenson of Reuters first reported on Monday, "During inspections conducted on August 19-26, officials found rodent holes and leaking manure at several locations run by Hillandale Farms of Iowa, and non-chicken feathers and live mice and...

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2010-08-27 06:40:00

A recall of more than a half billion contaminated eggs last week from two Iowa producers may have been caused by chicken feed tainted with salmonella bacteria, US regulators said on Thursday. "We've received confirmation of salmonella-positive ... with the DNA fingerprint that matches the outbreak fingerprint for the feed samples that were provided to pullet at the Wright County egg farms at Hillandale Farms," said Sherri McGarri, foodborne outbreak specialist at the US Food and Drug...

2010-08-24 08:00:00

WEIFANG, China, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yuhe International, Inc. (Nasdaq: YUII) ("Yuhe" or the "Company"), a leading supplier of day-old chickens raised for meat production, or broilers, in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that the Company signed a series of supply contracts between May and July of 2010 with two suppliers to purchase external eggs to be produced by 420,000 sets of parent breeders at fixed prices of between RMB 1.45 and RMB 1.50 per...

2010-08-18 13:26:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Boar's Head Provisions Co., Inc. is proud to announce that Boar's Head EverRoast Oven Roasted Chicken Breast was honored with the 2010 Best New Product Award for the Deli Category by Better Homes and Gardens and BrandSpark International. The award was presented following an independent study of more than 50,000 Americans - making it truly a vote of America's best. "We are very proud of our EverRoast Chicken Breast and this award is a testament to...


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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