Dairy farmers protest to keep poultry farm running

STURMBOLT, N.J. – Dairy farmers in New Jersey are protesting to keep their farm running after they were told their feed was not safe for them and a local veterinarian was unable to identify the bacteria responsible for the outbreak. The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has received several complaints from farmers, who claim the farm’s […]

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Why a company is spending millions of dollars to make its chicken hollow

Zam Zam poultry, the US-based chicken producer behind the ZAM brand, has spent millions of $ in the past three years to manufacture hollow feathers.The company is now using the money to buy a new manufacturing facility in the state of Michigan, according to documents filed with the state Department of Agriculture.It is not clear […]

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When a farmer can’t afford a new blade for her turkey, she has a backup option

It’s the perfect Thanksgiving treat: a turkey-making turkey blade.That’s what a Wisconsin farmer, who also owns a poultry processing plant, does with the leftover scraps of the meat, bones, and organs she sells.It’s not cheap, but she does it for the people she loves.“It’s so much better than a plastic turkey, it’s so great,” said […]

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