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2012-10-21 04:00:05

Weight Watchers chicken recipes are low in calories and fat, which makes them the perfect protein source for dieters and also provide some other great health benefits. BurnFatBuildStrength.com reviews these popular recipes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 Weight Watchers chicken recipes are not only very satisfying and delicious, but they can also give many more health benefits than just weight loss. Studies have shown that diets that use chicken as a primary source of protein can...

2012-09-29 23:00:44

Bell & Evans Air Chilled Premium Fresh Chicken earned Cook´s Illustrated´s highest recommendation in a national taste test published in the September/October edition. Fredericksburg, PA (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 Bell & Evans Air Chilled Premium Fresh Chicken earned Cook´s Illustrated´s highest recommendation in a national taste test published in the September/October edition. Named the best-tasting whole chicken east of the Rocky Mountains, Bell & Evans Air...

Size Matters: Roosters Prefer Hens With Big Hairdos
2012-09-04 12:24:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Size matters, and bigger is always better, at least when it comes to what roosters want when looking at possible mates. New research published in the journal PLoS Genetics suggests that roosters select the girl with the largest hairdo, or "comb." The scientists, from Linköping Universitet, say that the larger the comb of a hen, the bigger dose of sperm she will receive from the rooster, which leads to more eggs....

2012-07-26 23:02:43

Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States, released the following statement in response to the hearing conducted today on S. 3239, the Egg Products Inspection Act of Amendments of 2012, by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States, released the following statement in response to the hearing conducted today on S. 3239, the Egg...


Latest Chicken Reference Libraries

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...

Buckeye chicken
2014-07-03 10:48:59

The Buckeye chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in the state of Ohio in the United States of America during the nineteenth century. This breed is the only known chicken to have been developed by a woman, named Nettie Metcalf, who used buff Cochins, barred Plymouth Rock chickens, and a few black breasted red game chickens to develop a hardy breed that could lay eggs in harsh winters. It was accepted by the American Poultry Association in 1904, which granted it a standard...

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