Monday, March 22, 2010

It Is Spring.......Time To Order Some Chicks

Well it is that Time of year again. Time to think about ordering some chicks from the hatchery. I don't know about you but it is my favorite time of year.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

EU food safety agency says most raw chicken in Europe has bugs

The European Union's food safety agency says most chicken sold in Europe is infected with bacteria that can cause food poisoning if the meat is not cooked thoroughly.

In a report Wednesday, scientists said 76 per cent of chicken they tested at slaughterhouses in 2008 was infected with campylobacter and another 16 per cent had salmonella.

The agency says infection rates vary widely across Europe. All chickens it tested in Luxembourg showing positive for campylobacter. Only 4 per cent of Finnish chickens had the bacteria.

Monday, March 08, 2010

Man In Chicken Suit Shot With Pellet Gun

Police in Kansas are investigating a drive-by shooting with a bit of a twist.
They say a man sporting a chicken suit to advertise for a burger joint became the target of a drive-by shooting, shot in the thigh Friday afternoon with a pellet gun.