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# chickens - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Poisonous poo: Polluted chicken muck is piling up in The Netherlands
# Tainted Egg
# Tainted Egg

Poisonous poo: Polluted chicken muck is piling up in The Netherlands

Oct 15th 2017, 8:45 AM 14,810 Views 17 Comments

Tonnes of muck contaminated with a banned insecticide are piling up in hundreds of Dutch poultry farms.

# chickens - Friday 5 August, 2016

Oh nothing, just a couple of chickens having a browse around a shop in Kerry
# Fowl Play
From The Daily Edge
# Fowl Play

Oh nothing, just a couple of chickens having a browse around a shop in Kerry

Aug 5th 2016, 11:57 AM 6,684 Views 1 Comment

It wasn’t up to their eggs-acting standards.

# chickens - Sunday 8 May, 2016

These two chickens were the stars of the Ray D'Arcy Show last night
# Hen Party
From The Daily Edge
# Hen Party

These two chickens were the stars of the Ray D'Arcy Show last night

May 8th 2016, 9:14 AM 4,482 Views 4 Comments

Eventful.

# chickens - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Scientists find the one thing that makes humans smarter than other animals
# Bokworms
# Bokworms

Scientists find the one thing that makes humans smarter than other animals

Aug 27th 2015, 6:09 AM 12,462 Views 36 Comments

Some humans, anyway.

# chickens - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Outbreak of Salmonella at seven Irish poultry farms
# Chickens
# Chickens

Outbreak of Salmonella at seven Irish poultry farms

Apr 2nd 2015, 11:29 AM 15,186 Views 30 Comments

The Department of Agriculture said there are no food safety risks to the public.

# chickens - Thursday 19 March, 2015

The BBC went inside the sheds where your KFC chicken meal comes from
# Finger Lickin' Good
# Finger Lickin' Good

The BBC went inside the sheds where your KFC chicken meal comes from

Mar 19th 2015, 1:54 PM 38,833 Views 19 Comments

Here’s what viewers thought.

# chickens - Friday 14 November, 2014

"There are lots of other chicks out there": Guy sends ex-girlfriend 15 baby chicks to prove he's moved on
# Baby Chicks
From The Daily Edge
# Baby Chicks

"There are lots of other chicks out there": Guy sends ex-girlfriend 15 baby chicks to prove he's moved on

Nov 14th 2014, 8:46 AM 4,683 Views 10 Comments

Wow. Not cool.

# chickens - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan
# H5 Strain
# H5 Strain

Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan

Apr 16th 2014, 8:54 AM 3,583 Views 6 Comments

No cases of humans contracting the disease who have eaten poultry or eggs have been recorded.

# chickens - Saturday 1 February, 2014

RTE, health insurance, and the Queen: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

RTE, health insurance, and the Queen: The week in numbers

Feb 1st 2014, 7:30 PM 10,682 Views 12 Comments

Plus: What percentage of people aged 50 and older in Ireland are obese?

# chickens - Monday 19 August, 2013

9-year-old boy dies from bird flu in Cambodia
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

9-year-old boy dies from bird flu in Cambodia

Aug 19th 2013, 8:47 AM 5,209 Views 7 Comments

The boy had carried dead and sick bird from a cage for food preparation before he became ill.

# chickens - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Woman banned from slaughtering chickens as part of art installation
# Art
From The Daily Edge
# Art

Woman banned from slaughtering chickens as part of art installation

Feb 29th 2012, 10:37 AM 1,504 Views 3 Comments

Kansas artist Amber Hansen wanted to publicly slaughter the birds to demonstrate the process to meat eaters and challenge “the contemporary view of chickens as merely ‘livestock’”.

# chickens - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Mc Donald’s drops US egg supplier over cruelty charges after shocking video
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Mc Donald’s drops US egg supplier over cruelty charges after shocking video

Nov 19th 2011, 7:56 AM 5,183 Views 32 Comments

A Minnesota-based egg supplier has been dropped by the fast food giant after an animal rights group filmed an undercover video or practices in farms across three states.

# chickens - Friday 22 April, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Apr 22nd 2011, 6:34 PM 1,610 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# chickens - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Thousands of chickens die in farm fire
# Fire
# Fire

Thousands of chickens die in farm fire

Mar 24th 2011, 11:34 AM 1,136 Views 0 Comments

Firefighters fought the blaze for several hours but were unable to save the animals.