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Petition Asks Tyson Foods to Stop Feeding Antibiotics to Healthy Chickens

The prevalence of antibiotics in our food worries doctors and public health officials, who fear that we're building up so much resistance to antibiotics that they won't be able to help us ward off ill…

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Sanctuary Offers Refuge to Rescued Farm Animals

How much do you know about the farm animals providing your eggs, milk and meat? Do you know how they live or what their personalities are like? Unfortunately, many people don't know much about the f…

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Look At These Cute Baby Chicks! (But Don’t Buy Them)

Baby chicks are some of the most adorable creatures on the planet. They are tiny, fluffy balls of cuteness. And during this time of year, they get tons of attention. While it might be tempting to get …

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5 Ways to Use Shipping Pallets in the Yard and Garden

Shipping pallets are one of the best sources of lumber for little or no money. Also, they can be sourced from nearly any shopping center or grocery store. For these two reasons, I've made it a men…

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Are Chickens Smarter Than Your Toddler?

I clearly remember being at the state fair as a young child and coming face-to-face with a tic-tac-toe playing chicken. My father fronted the quarter (or however much it cost) to have me, a free-wille…

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Top 10 Animal Myths

Sometimes it's hard to separate fact from fiction, especially with the many myths that involve animals. Their behavior can certainly be mysterious to say the least, so it's no wonder that some of th…

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Join The Fight To End Inhumane Factory Egg Farming

Shopping for eggs is hard. All most of us want is a fresh, tasty egg to fry up for breakfast or mix into cake batter. Pass by the egg section in any grocery store today, however, and you're greeted wi…

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The Trouble with Backyard Chickens

The backyard chicken movement is gaining a lot of momentum, but those home-grown hens may not be as humane as you think. When you compare your backyard hens to the horrific images we see of factory…

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Urban Farming: Alternatives to Backyard Chickens

By s.e. smith, Networx When most people hear poultry at home, they think of chickens, thanks to the current trend of urban cluckers. It turns out that there are a lot more options than that, and …

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What is an Egg to a Chicken?

Chickens, like all animals, have a language unique to their species. Each sequence of sounds that they chirp, cluck and crow has a social, emotional or personal meaning. And if you spend enough time a…

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