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2014-07-29 08:25:03

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the dramatic poultry consumption changes over the last few decades, CMS Technology ("CMS") has launched an alliance with The University

2014-07-21 16:27:34

Consumers cite health/nutrition and taste as top reasons for uptick GREENSBORO, Ga., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More chickens are crossing the road and on to consumers' plates,

2014-07-21 16:24:15

New pet books with forewords by Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Miranda Lambert to be previewed COS COB, Conn., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-07-01 11:29:26

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.

2014-06-28 23:03:03

Big ole Bird is the first of its kind in the growing poultry industry.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.


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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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