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Brothers Build Childhood Business into Largest in the Nation

posted on December 30, 2015 at 1:52 PM

Brothers Build Childhood Business into Largest in the Nation
As of September 2015, the USDA estimated there were 23.6 million cage-free hens in the United States, nearly 7% of the entire domestic flock. The Stanton brothers, of Centralia, Missouri count their birds as part of that figure. Dustin, 23, and... Full Story

Police: Man leaves chickens in lobby of Oregon tax office

posted on December 24, 2015 at 11:07 AM

Police say an Oregon man angry with his tax situation left a flock of seven chickens inside the state revenue office. Full Story

Egg production still low in South Dakota after bird flu

posted on October 30, 2015 at 3:32 PM

Egg production in South Dakota continues to suffer as the state's largest producer works to recover from last spring's outbreak of deadly bird flu virus. Full Story

Avian Flu hearing highlights successes and failures of response

posted on July 10, 2015 at 2:19 PM

Avian Flu hearing highlights successes and failures of response
The Avian Flu took center stage at a congressional hearing this week in Washington, D.C. Full Story

Food supplier sues egg farm alleging breach of contract

posted on June 26, 2015 at 2:41 PM

A food supplier claims an Iowa egg farm breached a contract after bird flu disrupted the supply of eggs. Full Story

Market to Market (May 1, 2015)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 7:04 PM

Market to Market (May 1, 2015)
Full Program: As one state makes progress on the fight against Avian Flu, the nation's top-egg producing state endures additional outbreak. Rail shipments of U.S. crude oil soar and scrutiny increases on tracks carrying the world's most heavily traded... Full Story

Market to Market (April 24, 2015)

posted on April 24, 2015 at 6:38 PM

Market to Market (April 24, 2015)
Full Program: Millions of chickens are euthanized due to an outbreak of Avian Flu in Iowa. Five years after the worst oil spill in U.S. history, debate lingers on its environmental impact. A thawing of relations with a former Cold War adversary sparks new... Full Story

Nebraska Veteran Embarks on New Mission with Poultry Operation

posted on August 1, 2014 at 5:25 PM

 Nebraska Veteran Embarks on New Mission with Poultry Operation
Rural America could be considered fertile ground for patriotism. The ties of close-knit communities foster certain sentiments about people, the land, and hard work. And for some, protecting this way of life is more than just an option or an... Full Story

Market to Market (May 9, 2014)

posted on May 9, 2014 at 7:16 PM

Market to Market (May 9, 2014)
Full Program: An international team of scientists works to eradicate a disease capable of decimating poultry in developing nations. Scientists and the Obama Administration release some dire predictions on the impact of climate change. Market analysis with Sue... Full Story

International Team Targets Newcastle Disease In Chickens

posted on May 9, 2014 at 1:42 PM

International Team Targets Newcastle Disease In Chickens
U.S. and African researchers work to identify chickens resistant to a deadly respiratory virus known as Newcastle Disease. Full Story

Groups Push for More Humane Slaughter of Chickens

posted on April 4, 2014 at 10:25 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two animal welfare groups and dozens of lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to improve humane treatment of poultry at slaughterhouses, citing statistics that show hundreds of thousands of chickens being accidentally... Full Story

Missouri AG Challenges California Egg Law

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:11 PM

The lawsuit takes aim at a California law set to take effect in 2015 that prohibits eggs from being sold if they come from hens raised in cages that don't comply with California's new size and space requirements. Full Story

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

Salmonella outbreak linked to NM poultry hatchery

posted on August 23, 2013 at 2:56 PM

A national outbreak of salmonella has been linked to an eastern New Mexico hatchery that sells live baby chickens, ducks and other poultry by mail and supplies them to feed stores, state health officials announced Monday. Full Story

UK Retailers Relax Rules On GM Poultry Feed

posted on May 17, 2013 at 1:00 PM

Sainsbury's, the Co-operative Group and Marks & Spencer cited short supplies of non-GM feed as the reason for the change. Full Story
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