Chickens

Secret cameras catch Melbourne abattoir boiling chickens alive

Shocking footage recorded on secret cameras installed by animal rights activists shows a Melbourne abattoir boiling chickens alive.

Factory chickens ‘scalded to death’

The ABC’s 7.30 program obtained footage of hens being boiled alive at the Star Poultry Supply slaughterhouse in the suburb of Keysborough.<p>Animal …

ABC

Govt Reacts After Tanzania Burns Chickens From Kenya

Nation, 6 November 2017<p>Kenya has formally protested to Tanzania over what Nairobi terms "a policy shift that condones hostile actions against Kenyan …

Kenya

The best thing you can do with your leftover pumpkin is give it to your chickens

Your waste becomes their treat<p>After all of the effort you put into carving your pumpkin, chucking it in the bin feels like a bit of a waste. That's …

Thanksgiving

Coming to a Backyard Near You: Weird Chickens

New Yorkers Eve Tetzlaff and Brian Phillips keep 85 chickens on their 61-acre farm in the Pocono mountains. Not all of them look like typical chickens.<p>There’s the rooster Jesus, with feet nearly as big as a man’s hand. Jesus stands over 2 feet tall and has a chest like a “muscle man,” Ms. Tetzlaff …

News (U.S.)

The Best Thing You Can Do With Your Leftover Pumpkin Is Give It Your Chickens

Your trash becomes their treat.<p>After all of the effort you put into carving your jack-o'-lantern, chucking it on the trash heap come November 1 is …

Lifestyle

Better living standards for McDonald's chickens

INTERNATIONAL - McDonald's will require suppliers to follow new standards for raising and slaughtering chickens served in its restaurants, the …

Burger King

Backyard chicken trend causes spike in infections, 1 fatal, CDC reports

Since January, nearly 1,000 people have contracted salmonella poisoning from chickens and ducks in 48 states<p>Luke Gabriele was a healthy 14-year-old …

Public Health

15 reported to have Salmonella in NM amid nationwide outbreak

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The growing popularity of backyard chickens has led to a spike in Salmonella outbreaks across the country.New Mexico has not been …

Public Health

Backyard chicken trend leads to more disease infections

DES MOINES, Iowa — Luke Gabriele was a healthy 14-year-old football player in Pennsylvania when he began to feel soreness in his chest that grew …

Canadian News

What store has the cheapest, biggest chickens? Ms. Cheap weighs those rotisserie chickens

CLOSE<p>What You Need to Create Chicken Stock Out of a Rotisserie Chicken. Find the full recipe at tennessean.com/mscheap.<p>Rotisserie chickens are my …

Chicken Recipes

Horses and Chickens - Can You Mix Them Together?

Question!<p>Can my horse hang out with my chickens?<p>Well, yes. But a certain amount of due diligence is wise here. Chickens are great to have around the …

Farming

Bushvalley takes Rainbow Chickens back under its wing

A major landmark business transaction was finalised under the radar when the local operations of Rainbow Chickens in Tzaneen were acquired by Limpopo …

News (South Africa)

This thread on the earth’s chicken population is a rollercoaster

Have you ever stopped to consider just how many chickens there are in the world? And given that hens lay roughly an egg a day, how many there would …

News (Ireland)

Thinking about raising your own backyard chickens in Toronto? Consider these tips

The henhouse door is opening on backyard chickens in four Toronto neighbourhoods after approval of a three-year pilot project to take them off the list of prohibited animals.<p>Of course, there are plenty of chickens illegally in the city already. The Globe sought out an underground urban farmer and …

Farming

Toronto’s citiots approve fowl plan

Rural folks have a name for people from the city who have no idea what farm life is like.<p>They call them “citiots”.<p>On Tuesday at Toronto council, 23 …

Public Health

Chickens to be allowed in some Toronto backyards

City council has given the green light to a pilot project that will allow Toronto residents in wards 5, 13, 21 and 32 to keep up to four chickens in …

Canadian News

Hammond man hopes effort to legalize backyard chickens will succeed

Christopher Mordus was buying supplies for his backyard bees about six months ago and spied some chickens for sale at the store.<p>He had to get them.<p>Mordus bought four chickens, starting a flock in the backyard of his Hammond home.<p>But after reading the city's ordinance, he discovered they were …

Bird Flu

Melbourne thief caught stealing chickens from primary school Yahoo7 News

A thief has been caught on camera stealing from a school in Melbourne's north but he wasn't interested in computers, or sports equipment.<p>Instead the …

Australian News

Chickens overrun Arizona home after dog opens door

An Arizona woman whose dog pushed open her back door walked into her kitchen to find it overrun with dozens of chickens -- and at least one duck.

This Is What's Wrong With The Chicken You've Been Eating

News<p>A Guardian undercover investigation into how chicken gets to our supermarkets had shocking findings...maybe it's time to go veggie after all<p>The …

West Midlands

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Lifestyle

Post office workers grow vegetables, breed chickens on Paris rooftop "farm"

PARIS (Reuters) - An urban agriculture initiative to make Paris more environmentally sustainable, mainly through farming on the capital’s rooftops, has been such a success that the mayor is unveiling a new round of projects this week.<p>A post office harvests vegetables at a 900 square meters farm …

Farming

Chicken therapy program for people with Asperger's developed by 10yo girl

A 10-year-old girl from Bundaberg has developed a world-first autism therapy program using chickens.<p>Summer Farrelly created Chicken to Love when she …

Autism

Parks and wildlife officials: Euthanized Boulder bear was sitting under tree, not showing fear

Colorado Parks and Wildlife District Wildlife Manager Kristin Cannon told a small group at a meeting hosted by the Boulder Bear Coalition on Friday …

Wildlife

Can Herbs Boost Your Chickens’ Egg Production? Yes!

Image source: Pixabay.com<p>Herbs have a variety of health benefits for chickens — very similar to their effects on humans. If you are looking for …

Herbs

Truckload of Chickens Crashes on South Carolina Interstate — Now PETA Is Planning a Memorial

What do you get when you combine a truckload of chickens, an interstate highway, and an accident that leaves an untold number of dead chickens?<p>A …

South Carolina

Why Melbourne’s Best Chefs and Butchers Want These Chickens

Early each morning Bruce Burton, and his border collie Gus, stroll around his East Trentham property, Milking Yard Farm, to inspect a number of …

Farming

Denver animal rights group says it “rescued” chickens from Berthoud family farm

After a Denver-based animal rights activist group claimed in a weekend video that it “rescued” three chickens from a Berthoud farm Sunday, the farm’s …

Farming