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2014-08-18 16:30:17

Company launches Back-to-School Pinterest Sweepstakes encouraging fans to share creative, time-saving ideas that make it easy to eat well WILLMAR, Minn., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --This year, Jennie-O is on a mission to help families make the back-to-school transition as nutritious and delicious as possible with a variety of new tips and recipes perfect for any eating occasion. With a seemingly endless selection of great products and convenient, nutritious recipes available for breakfast,...

2014-03-14 12:30:21

Industry Associations Support Hybrid Turkeys Commitment to Animal Welfare Employees Remain Suspended Pending Full Investigation KITCHENER, ON, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Hybrid Turkeys has taken clear steps to enhance the ethical and responsible treatment of the turkey flocks in their care. Last week Hybrid became the first company to announce video monitoring of all euthanasia of birds under their care. Four employees were suspended by the company based on a viewing of video taken in...

2014-03-05 12:28:18

First in Canada to Video Monitor Euthanasia Investment in cooperative research with Campbell Center for the Study of Animal Welfare - University of Guelph KITCHENER, ON, March 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Hybrid Turkeys is taking immediate action and making industry leading changes to raising turkeys after company officials were shown an undercover animal activist video. The video depicted employees at one of the company's barns in southwestern Ontario utilizing euthanasia methods that, while...

Just In Time For Thanksgiving Comes Turkey Science: Exclusive
2013-11-27 14:55:11

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each Thanksgiving, 46 million turkeys are consumed by 88 percent of Americans, but what do we actually know about the bird that graces our table each year? redOrbit has dug up some facts about the delectable birds to help throw a little knowledge down at the dinner table this year to impress the in-laws. The National Bird As most everyone knows, the Bald Eagle is America’s national bird. However, Benjamin Franklin had a poor...

2013-10-28 23:29:43

This holiday season, DeBragga provides all of the top quality, naturally raised meats everyone needs to celebrate every occasion. For Thanksgiving, we offer the finest in heritage breed turkeys: the uncommon Spanish Norfolk Black, and a humanely, farm-raised turkey, both naturally raised and antibiotic-free. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The Spanish Norfolk Black Turkey is one of the oldest American breed turkeys in the world. They are very popular in Europe, but very rarely...

Wild Turkey Damage Mostly Exaggerated
2013-06-05 15:23:11

Entomological Society of America As populations of wild turkeys have increased, the number of complaints about crop damage has also increased. However, a literature review which will be published in the June 2013 issue of Journal of Integrated Pest Management, finds that these claims are mostly exaggerated. The literature review, entitled "Real and Perceived Damage by Wild Turkeys: A Literature Review," was conducted to determine real and perceived damage caused by wild turkeys in North...

2013-05-24 23:18:57

The number one Turkey travel specialist unveils two best selling Turkey holidays at amazingly low prices. (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 All inclusive holidays are a great value choice for cost conscious holidaymakers. The amazing thing about all inclusive Turkey holidays is that everything is covered, there is no need to worry about providing money for food and drinks; holidaymakers can jet off to Turkey and simply relax. There are many beautiful places to visit in Turkey and all resorts boast a...


Latest Meleagrididae Reference Libraries

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2005-06-02 11:22:49

The Ocellated Turkey (Meleagris ocellata) is a large bird around measuring 70-90 cm long and weighing from 3 kg (female) to 4 kg (male). In the past, it has sometimes been treated in a genus of its own (Agriocharis ocellata) but the differences between this species and Meleagris gallopavo are too small to justify generic segregation. More colorful than its northern relative the Wild Turkey, this species has a much more restricted distribution and is only found in the subtropical lowlands...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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