In an announcement this week by the company’s chairman, Jim Perdue, we learned two things: that the chicken purveyor is the first major poultry supplier to remove all antibiotics from its chicken supply, and that it’s going through a lot of baby wipes.
The American billionaire, tech entrepreneur, and philanthropist penned an impassioned blog post earlier this week, in which he pledged to hand out 100,000 chickens to families throughout rural Africa.
According to a new report from Oxfam America, workers are regularly forced to wear diapers on the line because they are not permitted to take regular bathroom breaks. Others just urinate or defecate while on the line.
At the Harvest Musical Farm in Yuen Long, Fong Chi-hung plays music to his chickens, then charges a pretty penny for their meat and eggs. His flock of Zhong shan Shalan chickens don’t just listen to Mozart, though; they have quite eclectic tastes.
Marek's disease can decimate poultry stocks in a matter of days. The good news: a vaccine exists. The bad news: it makes the virus even deadlier.
"I cannot feed the world and I don’t want to," says Ruud Zanders. Bucking the trend of big poultry and egg-laying operations, Zanders wants to go small-scale—and he doesn't give a damn about profits.