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Urban hens often abandoned once egg-laying ends

posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:52 PM

Five chickens live in artist Alicia Rheal's backyard in Madison, Wis., and when they age out of laying eggs, they may become chicken dinner. Full Story

Birds of prey seize the day in battle with gulls

posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:46 PM

As trucks disgorged garbage and bulldozers pushed the trash into neat rows, Daniel Hedin stood in the middle of the dump and scanned the gray sky for dirty birds. When a small flock of seagulls drifted in, he looked at the falcon perched on his... Full Story

Nebraska Quarantines 3 Flocks of Birds

posted on April 15, 2011 at 3:04 PM

LINCOLN, Neb — State Agriculture officials plan to slaughter three quarantined flocks of birds in southeast Nebraska to prevent the spread of avian flu. Full Story

Xcel Energy scrubs plans for ND wind project

posted on April 8, 2011 at 3:04 PM

BISMARCK, N.D (AP) - Xcel Energy Inc. Full Story

Feds Announce $23M to Protect Sage Grouse Habitat

posted on February 4, 2011 at 2:02 PM

DENVER — A federal agency has announced $23 million in funds to help protect nearly 50,000 acres of sage grouse habitat in Wyoming, Colorado and Montana. Full Story

Pardoned Bird Won't Be Going to Disneyland

posted on November 19, 2010 at 4:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The turkey President Barack Obama will pardon this year for Thanksgiving is going to George Washington's house, not Mickey Mouse's, after his life is spared. Full Story

Feds, Farmers Create Habitats for Migrating Birds

posted on July 30, 2010 at 3:07 PM

MAMOU, La (AP) -- Water gurgling from a well is flooding Craig Gautreaux's rice and crawfish fields, turning the farm into a wetland for migratory birds whose usual Gulf of Mexico wintering grounds are threatened by the oil spill. Full Story

Chicken Producers Debate 'Natural' Label

posted on July 30, 2010 at 3:07 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A disagreement among poultry producers about whether chicken injected with salt, water and other ingredients can be promoted as "natural" has prompted federal officials to consider changing labeling guidelines. Full Story

Market to Market (March 5, 2010)

posted on March 5, 2010 at 6:03 PM

Market to Market (March 5, 2010)
Full Program: The Obama Administration gives USDA's budget a boost. Questions are raised over how much water the Federal government really controls. Secretary Vilsack works to balance conservation and agriculture in Rural America. Market analysis with Alan... Full Story

UN Warns that H1N1 Found In Turkeys Could Spread

posted on August 28, 2009 at 8:08 PM

ROME (AP) — The United Nations warned Thursday that the H1N1 flu recently detected in turkeys in Chile may spread to other poultry. It urged greater monitoring worldwide to prevent the virus from combining with the deadlier H5N1 strain of bird flu. Full Story

ExxonMobil Pleads Guilty to Killing Birds

posted on August 14, 2009 at 8:08 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - Exxon Mobil Corp. pleaded guilty to killing migratory birds in five states, and will pay about $7,000 for each bird killed, Justice Department officials said Thursday. Full Story

LA County Says Ok to Couple's Goats, Llama, Emu

posted on May 29, 2009 at 8:05 PM

LOS ANGELES – A Southern California couple will not be allowed to have 15 goats. Full Story

Pilgrim's Pride Rejects $40 Million Offer

posted on March 13, 2009 at 8:03 PM

Pilgrim's Pride Corp has rejected a $40 million offer to buy its slated-for-closure processing plant in the north Louisiana town of Farmerville. Full Story

China to File WTO Complaint on US Poultry Ban

posted on March 13, 2009 at 8:03 PM

BEIJING: China said Wednesday it will file a World Trade Organization case challenging a U.S ban on Chinese poultry imports, criticizing the measure as protectionist. Full Story

Eggs Go Green

posted on February 6, 2009 at 8:02 PM

VACAVILLE, Calif (AP) -- Sorry Sam I Am, hip eggs these days aren't just green. Full Story
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