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Chickens And Turkeys Closer To Dinosaur Ancestors Than Other

Chickens And Turkeys 'Closer To Dinosaur Ancestors' Than Other Birds

Christopher Pilny for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apparently the annoying kid from Jurassic Park was right: Velociraptors were "six-foot turkeys." According to research out of the University of Kent, chickens and turkeys are more...

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2014-12-10 12:28:47

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2014-11-26 06:59:57

When you sit down to enjoy your turkey dinner this Thanksgiving, you can do so content in the knowledge that it will not only tickle your taste buds, but it could one day help save your life.

2014-11-24 23:06:52

King Kullen offers tips for making healthy decisions this holiday. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) November 24, 2014 Thanksgiving is always a busy holiday.

2014-11-11 23:12:32

Ted Slanker, owner of Slanker Grass-Fed Meat, explains why the only premium turkey for Thanksgiving is a pastured turkey.

2014-10-06 16:27:24

OTTAWA, Oct. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue It is a tradition in many Canadian homes to serve poultry (turkey, chicken and duck) at Thanksgiving.

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.

2014-08-04 23:03:29

The Europe Poultry Feed & Feed Additives Market report defines and segments the poultry feed & feed additives market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue.

2014-08-03 23:00:57

The North American poultry feed and feed additive market report defines and segments the market analysis and forecast of revenue.

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.

2014-05-23 23:02:51

The Poultry Feed and feed additives market was valued at $69.9b in 2013, to grow at a CAGR of 6.0% annually.


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Rouen Duck
2014-09-08 20:09:22

The Rouen duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in France during the nineteenth century. Although it had been developed earlier than the nineteenth century in France, it did not become the modern breed until it was brought to England. The original duck was similar to a mallard in appearance, but selective breeding increased its size and changed its coloration. It was mostly used as a table bird, although it could produce eggs for the egg market. The Rouen breed was eventually...

Mulard
2014-09-08 16:31:03

The mulard, also known as the moulard, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed by crossbreeding the pekin duck breed and the Muscovy duck. It is not considered a breed or species hybrid due to the species classification of the Muscovy and the breed status of the pekin duck, which is a derivative of the Mallard duck species. However, it is considered to be a genera hybrid due to the genus classifications of the mallard and muscovy ducks. As is common in F1 hybrids, the mulard is...

Khaki Campbell
2014-09-08 12:05:02

The khaki Campbell duck, also known as the Campbell duck, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England by Mrs. Adah Campbell during the early nineteenth century. The development of this breed began when Campbell bought and Indian runner duck of an unknown type and bred them with the domestic Rouen duck and the wild Mallard. The result was known as the Campbell duck and it could lay a large amount of eggs. This breed was introduced to public breeders in 1898, but Campbell wanted...

Indian Runner Duck
2014-09-05 13:17:55

The Indian runner duck is a breed of domestic duck that was found in the East Indies, although it is not thought that the breed originated from this area. It is thought that the term “Indian” may have been used in an exaggerating manner, signifying a port where the breed was shipped from or the men from the East India Company who transported them. This breed became well known for its egg-laying abilities in the United States and Europe during the late nineteenth century. The first...

Aylesbury Duck
2014-09-04 13:11:59

The Aylesbury duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known that duck breeds originating from England were rare before the eighteenth century. The common duck, although originating from England, was bred from wild mallards and the most prized members of this breed were white in color, although they only occurred randomly. During the eighteenth century, breeders began focusing on developing a duck that would produce only white...

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