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2011-01-04 09:04:00

BAILEY, N.C., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new poll shows that 61% of voters in Nash and Wilson County believe Sanderson Farms should explore alternative sites.

2010-12-06 00:00:35

USDA tips that ensure holly, jolly pathogen-free festivities Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) December 05, 2010 As Americans gather for an array of year-end celebrations this festive season, often the centerpiece of those events is the dining table or buffet. The U.S.

2010-12-04 00:00:37

Twelve types of meat and poultry products produced and distributed in the New York metropolitan area. The products were produced and distributed without USDA inspection. Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) December 02, 2010 N.Y.

2010-11-28 00:00:07

Silkie chickens are easy to raise, provide delicious, fresh eggs, make excellent family pets, and are perfect for breeding and showing Norco, CA (PRWEB) November 27, 2010 A leader in the bearded bantam silkie chicken breeding industry, Amber Waves is proud to offer exotic, conformationally correct silkie chicks for sale.

2010-11-22 11:30:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A massive regulation proposed by the U.S.

2010-11-16 13:55:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proposed new regulations from the U.S.

2010-10-28 00:00:43

Gold'n Plump Launches New Lean Ground Chicken Products To Make Easy Family Meals Healthier 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...

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.

Latest Chicken Reference Libraries

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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