When food companies sell cage-free or free-range eggs, it most likely doesn’t mean what you may think. But the way hens are raised is done for a reason.
One of the coronavirus’s unintended consequences was a surge in popularity of backyard chickens among landowners.
While a hen’s diet can change the profile of the egg to have more omega 3’s, calcium, or other nutrients, the differences are not statistically meaningful
A Nebraska man took matters in his own hands after discovering a female mountain lion killing his chickens. After the landowner near Hay Springs observed the mountain lion killing his chickens, he shot and killed the 10- to 12-month-old, and immediately reported it to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission in accordance with state law. […]
An urban school farm in Salt City Lake City, Utah has been attacked again by a canine, this time killing two of their baby alpacas. Roots Charter High School Director Tyler Bastian believes one stray dog is to blame for the incident. The alpacas had been purchased to help protect the sheep on the farm, […]
Animal rights activists this week pounced on the scene of a chicken truck crash in Washington that spilled more than 5,000 birds into the road. One activist was arrested and charged with misdemeanor theft after refusing to let one of the chickens go. According to the KGW8, the semi carrying 5,000 to 6,0000 Foster Farms […]
Have you ever seen that show, “Billion Dollar Buyer” on CNBC? It’s where billionaire Tilman Fertitta turns to small businesses to meet his customers’ needs. I watch it occasionally, and the first episode I saw was intriguing since they were exploring different ways to source their chicken. Enter Pasturebird. I loved watching how this farm […]