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2011-09-24 07:00:00

Chicken Houses Plus announces a chicken egg incubator rental program designed to be affordable to schools while teaching children the life cycle of a chicken from fertilized egg to baby chick. (PRWEB) September 24, 2011 Chicken Houses Plus, an online retailer of fertile chicken eggs, chicken coops and other products for raising healthy chickens has just announced the release of their new incubator rental program. This program is designed to be budget friendly to schools while demonstrating...

Eggs
2011-08-29 04:42:42

  Cholesterol levels in eggs from both sources found to be lower than expected, prompting a revision in USDA guidelines Eggs produced by free-range hens are often perceived by the public to be nutritionally superior to eggs obtained from layers kept in traditional battery cages. However, a recent scientific study has called this popular perception into question by finding essentially no differences in the nutritional quality of eggs produced by hens from both management systems,...

2011-08-15 09:18:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What does showing a chicken, grilling a chicken and acting like a chicken get you? A chance at being crowned the next member of Minnesota's royal poultry family! Contenders of the Poultry Prince and Princess Contest will show that they know way more than how to cluck, however. Poultry Prince and Princess contestants will display their superior knowledge of America's favorite protein at the second-annual contest at the 2011 Minnesota State Fair....

2011-08-02 10:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AgFeed Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: FEED, NYSE Alternext: ALHOG) ("AgFeed" or the "Company"), an international agribusiness with operations in the U.S. and China, today at its annual shareholders' meeting announced its preliminary results for the second quarter of 2011. Today, AgFeed is on the verge of completing its transition from a company whose sole focus was China to one which has the majority of its operations in the United States and views...

2011-07-27 08:39:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Chicken Council and the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association released a statement today in response to the Pew Charitable Trust's comments on environmental conditions in the Chesapeake bay region: America's broiler chicken companies and the 30,000 farm families that grow broiler chickens are committed to the responsible production of food that is safe, affordable and abundant for consumers in the United States and around the...

2011-07-07 20:31:00

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association is looking forward to examining a proposal announced today for federal legislation by United Egg Producers and the Humane Society of the United States to move egg-laying hens into the kind of "enriched colony systems" long endorsed and promoted by American Humane Association. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/DC97343LOGO ) American Humane Association supports the reversal by the Humane...

2011-06-24 12:13:00

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, state legislators, farmers and California agricultural representatives banded together at the historic Los Angeles Farmers Market at 3rd and Fairfax to celebrate the official passage of ACR-42, a resolution that urges Californians to dedicate Sundays to eating California grown foods. California's budget woes - and our state's economy - could be bolstered to the tune of $15.6 billion annually if Californians pledged to eat all locally...

2011-06-17 04:30:00

WEIFANG, China, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yuhe International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YUII) ("Yuhe" or the "Company"), a leading supplier of day-old chickens raised for meat production, or broilers, in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that its management will comment on the volatility of the Company's shares through a special conference call before the market opens on Friday, June 17, 2011. The Company will host a special conference call at 8:30 a.m....

2011-05-31 21:07:47

Rutgers-Camden legal scholar notes problems If you think that you're using humanely produced eggs for your omelets or deviled eggs, think again. Egg companies recognize that most Americans care about the welfare of farmed animals and many market their eggs with labels claiming the hens were treated well. But a Rutgers"“Camden law professor warns that many of the animal welfare claims on egg cartons aren't all that they're cracked up to be. Sheila Rodriguez, a clinical associate...

2011-05-02 14:04:00

United Poultry Concerns Draws Attention to the Plight and Delight of Chickens MACHIPONGO, Va., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Respect for Chickens Day is an annual project of United Poultry Concerns dedicated to celebrating the beauty of chickens and protesting the misery of their lives in farming operations. Launched in 2005, International Respect for Chickens Day urges people to do a compassionate ACTION for chickens on or around May 4 - leafleting on a busy street...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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