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Americans Will Eat 1.3 Billion Chicken Wings During The Super Bowl
Offbeat  (tags: chickens )

Angie
- 88 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
BILLION, with a b, enough to put 600 wings on every seat in all 32 NFL stadiums, enough for every person in the country to have four wings each, enough to stretch between the Broncos stadium in Denver to the Panthers stadium in N.C. 53 times.
Women Knit Adorable Sweaters To Keep Rescued Chickens Warm
Offbeat  (tags: chickens, sweaters, orphanage )

Angie
- 159 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Proceeds from sweater sales will go to an AIDS orphanage in South Africa.
McDonald's Chicken Mcnugget Supplier Caught on Hidden Camera Beating Animals With Spiked Clubs
Offbeat  (tags: mcdonalds, animal cruelty, chickens, chicken mcnuggets, video )

Scooby
- 249 days ago - prnewswire.com
Disturbing undercover video footage of gruesome animal abuse at a McDonald's Chicken McNugget supplier was released this morning at McDonaldsCruelty.com by the national animal protection charity Mercy For Animals.
Islamic State Turns Chickens Into Suicide Bombers
Offbeat  (tags: Islamic State, ISIS, ISIL, chickens, suicide bombers, animals, crime, ethics, protection, safety )

Penny
- 283 days ago - clarionproject.org
The birds are apparently dispatched towards ISIS enemies and then detonated by remote control.
World's Largest Food Service Provider Goes Cage-Free
Offbeat  (tags: chickens, cage free, Compass group )

Angie
- 410 days ago - thedodo.com
Compass Group, the world's largest food service company, announced that it will switch all of its liquid eggs to cage-free for the entire US market. The volume of product in play is extraordinary: 300 million liquid eggs. That will move more than one mill
The 35-Day Life of a KFC Chicken... in a Shed Full of 34,000 Birds: Documentary Reveals Conditions Some of the 23 Million Birds
Offbeat  (tags: chickens, kfc, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 410 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
As one of the UKâEUR(TM)s most popular fast food chains, it sells almost 400 pieces of chicken every minute.
The 35-Day Life of a KFC Chicken... in a Shed Full of 34,000 Birds: Documentary Reveals Conditions Some of the 23 Million Birds
Offbeat  (tags: KFC, chickens, UK, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 411 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
As one of the UKâEUR(TM)s most popular fast food chains, it sells almost 400 pieces of chicken every minute.
Killers Sought in Deaths of 300K Chickens in South Carolina
Offbeat  (tags: chickens, killed, revenge, South Carolina, dead )

Angie
- 423 days ago - msn.com
Revenge may be the motive for the killings in South Carolina of more than 300,000 commercial chickens worth about $1.7 million over the past two weeks.
Don't Call Her Chicken: One Woman's Major Stand For The Birds
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, chickens, turkeys, bizarre, protection, interesting )

JeanisAWA
- 524 days ago - thedodo.com
This article appeared in USA Today on November 17, 2014 By Jennifer Cording, Delmarva Media Group Correspondent Priscilla was angry and moody. Mila was gentle and sweet.
Tiger That Putin Released Into the Wild Only for It to 'Defect' to China Is Now Feasting on Chickens Over the Border
Offbeat  (tags: Endangered, china, Russia, Putin, Siberian tiger, chickens )

Scooby
- 564 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An endangered Siberian tiger released into the wild by Vladimir Putin has attacked a hen house in northern China and eaten five chickens.
Ellie the Hen Is Rescued in Brooklyn
Offbeat  (tags: animals, chickens, rescued, protection )

Cher
- 675 days ago - all-creatures.org
What an ordeal she must have been through. The closest live poultry mart that I know of is more than a mile away from where I found her.
What Wings Are For - The Story of Ruby and Ivy
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chickens )

Cher
- 733 days ago - all-creatures.org
Ruby was a buff Orpington hen whom we'd had since she was a chick. She lived among our main flock with her hen friends and a rooster. When Ruby was three years old, she molted her feathers early, during the summer, and she seemed a little slower
Coming Home
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chickens )

Cher
- 919 days ago - all-creatures.org
On Sunday, a new hen arrived and my world changed again. I am swimming languidly, luxuriously, in the warm sea of new love. I can't get her off of my mind, and I don't want to. I revel in her intelligent, sensitive gaze... her vibrance... her spunk.
Update - Hope for Hens: Help Pasado's Rescue Factory Farm Chickens
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chickens, rescue )

Cher
- 1119 days ago - pasadosafehaven.org
The rescued hens are coming from a small battery cage egg farm in California. The farm, which has agreed to work with animal rescue organizations, is transitioning from cages to fulfill the legal requirements of California's Proposition 2.
Sugar Plum
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chickens, rescued )

Cher
- 1329 days ago - all-creatures.org
Sugar Plum is a white hen who was rescued in Greenville, SC. She was one of thousands of broiler hens being transported by truck from a factory farm. Sugar Plum fell from or flew off the truck and landed in the middle of a six-lane highway.
 

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