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2014-07-01 11:29:26

American Society for Microbiology Contrary to popular belief, the foodborne pathogen Campylobacter jejuni is not a harmless commensal in chickens but can cause disease in some breeds of poultry according to research published in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. "The main implication is that Campylobacter is not always harmless to chickens. This rather changes our view of the biology of this nasty little bug," says Paul Wigley of Institute...

2014-06-28 23:03:03

Big ole Bird is the first of its kind in the growing poultry industry. As a registered material approved for use in Certified Organic Food Production, Big ole Bird will provide tremendous advantages for growers by providing polyelectrolytes, probiotics and essential vitamins and nutrients. Athens, GA (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Southland Organics, a manufacturer of environmentally friendly products for agriculture and animal health, recently announced that its popular poultry probiotic...

2014-06-05 12:27:06

SAO PAULO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bromelia Productions, the creator of the blue chicken named Galinha Pintadinha, that has become a Latin America phenomenon, have many reasons to smile lately. Not only it is currently the #1 Brazilian preschool brand but it also has 60+ licensees, 1.5M DVDs sold and 8 million app downloads in Brazil alone. It was created after a video was uploaded on YouTube for a business pitch that was not removed. In a few months, it reached 500,000 views....

2014-05-01 16:34:49

A Protest is Planned and Sanctuaries Have Offered to Adopt the Hens BERKELEY, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Urban Adamah, a Jewish community center and urban farm in Berkeley, has announced it will kill the center's 2-year-old hens because the hens' egg production has begun to wane after coming to the farm in 2011. Instead of retiring the hens to sanctuaries that are ready to take them, the community center has announced a killing of the hens in a class on kosher...

Bite Vs Chew: Rowdy Kids Calm Down At Mealtime When Given Utensils
2014-04-24 04:50:33

[ Watch the Video: Cutting Up Food Can Make Kids Less Rowdy ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab has found that the way young kids eat their food impacts how rowdy they are at mealtime. Published in the journal Eating Behaviors, the new study shows that when children between the ages on 6 and 10 ate foods they had to bite using their front teeth - like drumsticks, or whole apples - they were more rambunctious than when...

2014-04-18 23:00:26

HPP equipment market report sub-segments the global market by the types of equipment in terms of orientation and vessel sizes, their food applications, geography. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/hpp-market-1274.html) (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 The report “HPP (High Pressure Processing) Market by Equipment Type (Orientation, Vessel Size), Application (Meat, Seafood, Beverage, Fruit & Vegetable), Product Type (Meat & Poultry, Seafood, Juice, Ready Meal, Fruit &...

2014-04-16 23:06:41

This report focuses on the global poultry feed market. The research categorizes the global poultry feed market based on the geography, type, and additives. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/poultry-feed-market-147838333.html) (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The report "Poultry Feed Market by Type (Layers, Broilers, And Turkeys), by Additives, (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Feed Enzymes, And Feed Acidifiers) & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts...

2014-04-14 23:05:33

Egglogix is crowdsourcing funds for Eggxer, a breakthrough in-the-shell egg scrambler, on Indiegogo. Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Egglogix announces the introduction of Eggxer®, the world’s first appliance for scrambling any egg inside its shell to create a single texture and color from the white and the yolk – a MixedEggTM. Eggs are considered natural super food especially for kids. 99% of an egg’s nutrients reside in the yolk. Almost one-third of the kids refuse to...

2014-04-10 12:28:01

OTTAWA, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Easter is almost here and eggs may be a part of your family celebration. Although Salmonella is not common in Canadian eggs, some people are more susceptible to the bacteria, particularly young children, the elderly, pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems. Therefore, eggs should be cooked thoroughly when serving them to people in these high-risk groups. And remember, decorated eggs that have been left out on display are not...

2014-03-20 23:21:38

Processed Poultry and Poultry Processing Equipment market report analyzes the global market in terms of value ($million). (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/poultry-processing-equipment-market-1320.html) (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 According to a new market research report, “Processed Poultry Meat & Poultry Meat Processing Equipment Market By Types (Chicken, Turkey, Ducks), By Product Type (Fresh Processed, Raw Cooked, Pre-Cooked, Raw-Fermented, Cured, Dried), By Equipment...


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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'