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Chicks can be ‘woken’ up inside eggs


May 4th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Chicken embryos can be "woken up" in the egg long before hatching by rousing them with the sound of clucking hens, a study has found.Other noises ... Read more...

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Immunise chicken to fight food-borne illness


March 26th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) The simple expedient of vaccinating chickens against the bug C. jejuni could cut down the incidence of food poisoning.If C. jejuni contaminated poultry is not prepared ... Read more...

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Abused chicks likely to grow into bullies


August 10th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Chicks, bullied by the older birds, tend to perpetuate the same behaviour themselves when they come of age.Such chicks are more likely to grow into bullies ... Read more...

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Shahid voted Asia’s sexiest vegetarian man


July 1st, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Shahid Kapoor has voted Asia's Sexiest Vegetarian Man in a poll conducted by PETAAsiaPacific.com."I have always supported the cause of being a vegetarian, and it's ... Read more...

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Birds eavesdrop on chipmunks to protect nests


June 24th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Some birds eavesdrop on their enemies, using this information to find safer spots to build their nests.Nesting birds use a range of cues to decide where ... Read more...

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Great Dane ‘adopts’ 30 chicks


April 28th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kelowna, April 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Great Dane has taken an exceptional interest in 30 chicks belonging to its owner. The owner of the dog, Sue Paul also owns Eco Turf Farms ... Read more...

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Shahid promotes vegetarianism in new PETA ad (With Images)


April 11th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, who was voted Bollywood's sexiest vegetarian by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), will be seen urging people to turn ... Read more...

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Birds ‘feed UV-reflective nestlings over UV-blocked ones’


April 10th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): A new study has found that birds feed their brood depending on the UV light they reflect - feeding the shinier chicks bigger helpings of food.Jesus Aviles at ... Read more...

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Bald eagle’s nest being watched by cam in Decorah, Iowa


April 6th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Decorah, April 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An eagle’s nest is being watched 24 hours thanks to cameras attached to the birds’ home. The nest had three eggs but two have already hatched with ... Read more...

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Caterpillars mimic twigs to fool predators


April 5th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): A new study has shown that caterpillars that masquerade as twigs are actually using clever behavioural strategies to outwit their predators.Researchers at the universities of Exeter, Liverpool, Liverpool ... Read more...

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Michael Clarke’s new friend stars in Jim Beam ad


March 18th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 18 (ANI): Australian vice cricket captain Michael Clarke's new friend Kyly Boldy is starring in a new television commercial for whiskey brand Jim Beam.Boldy, 27, who is currently in India, ... Read more...

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I was fixated with dead animals and death: Russell Brand


March 15th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand, labelled the sexiest vegetarian by PETA, says he was fixated with death and dead animals in the past.Brand shared his past with ... Read more...

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Scientists say that chickens are capable of empathy


March 9th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists claim that chickens have the ability to feel the pains of others.The correct term for such feeling is empathy and for a very long time ... Read more...

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I Didn’t live life in right way for politics: Clooney


February 24th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Actor George Clooney has no plans to join politics and says his life is too colourful to have him elected as a politician."I didn't live my life ... Read more...

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I did too many drugs and chicks to run for office, says George Clooney


February 24th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): George Clooney has revealed why he will never become a politician.The Hollywood star, who has campaigned tirelessly for the people of Sudan, said he wasn't squeaky clean and ... Read more...

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Producer who optioned Assange’s biography ‘was a womanizer’


January 31st, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 31 (ANI): Producer Barry Josephson, who once option Julian Assange's biography seemed to share with Assange a love for women.According to Kim Masters' and Nancy Griffin's 1997 book, 'Hit ... Read more...

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Opposites attract, but do they make better parents?


January 28th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Couples with similar personalities make much better parents than those with different dispositions -- at least in the world of zebra finches.Researchers from University of Exeter, Britain, found ... Read more...

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Like-minded partners ‘make better parents’


January 28th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Exeter have revealed that couples with similar personalities make much better parents than those with different dispositions - at least in the world ... Read more...

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Hungry chicks have unique calls for getting parents’ attention


January 26th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has found that bird babies have unique calls when trying to get their parents' attention."Weaver bird chicks have two parts to their call; a "whistle-like" ... Read more...

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Birds decorate nest with plastic to keep rivals at bay


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A new Spanish study has suggested that black kites decorate its nest with large amounts of rubbish to prevent trespassing.It is a symbol of success, apparently-the biggest collections ... Read more...

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Biological clock ticks slower for female birds that pick right mates


January 19th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study claims that choosing the right mates can slow down the ticking of biological clocks in some females birds.Josh Auld of the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center ... Read more...

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Jared Leto misses getting wild passion


October 10th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Hollywood actor-turned-musician Jared Leto has claimed female fans of his band "30 Seconds to Mars" are more interested in giving him gifts and poems than offering him sex."People ... Read more...

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Just Born Marshmallow Peeps Halloween Surprise


September 29th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The famous candy maker 'Just Born' recently launched a new line of pumpkin-shaped marshmallow called Peeps. The candies are complete with a chocolate coating ... Read more...

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Prehistoric Chilean bird sets wingspan record at 17ft


September 16th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): At 17 feet, a prehistoric, bony-toothed bird from Chile has set the world wingspan record.The measurement is based on well preserved wing bones from the newly named ... Read more...

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Growing number of Cambodia vultures offer hope for endangered scavengers


September 6th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): While vultures across Asia are on the verge of extinction, the vultures of Cambodia are apparently increasing in number, providing a beacon of hope for these threatened scavengers, ... Read more...

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Now, chicken nappies - the must-have accessory for your chook pet!


August 28th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 28 (ANI): Are your chicks more like pets to you? If yes, the chicken nappy is a new must-have accessory for you - a design perfect for the animal that ... Read more...

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Egg Recall: FDA advises to avoid runny egg yolks


August 24th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Drugs Administration in the United States said that they do not expect the number of eggs recalled during the salmonella outbreak to grow ... Read more...

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Parents who devote less time to offspring more prone to homosexuality


July 10th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Birds that devote less time to their offspring engage in more same-sex behaviour, according to a new study.The results of the study offer a possible explanation for the ... Read more...

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Mating songs put endangered Bronx birds in the mood for sex


July 2nd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 2 (ANI): Love songs worked on a rather low-libido colony of endangered birds in the Bronx, who got into the mood after listening to mushy tunes.The flock of 21 ... Read more...

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Ogling at ’sexy’ males leads to healthier chicks: Study


June 30th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Watching an attractive male makes birds more fertile, and leads to healthier chicks, as per a new study.The find could be based in the phenomenon of mating ... Read more...

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Just like humans, chicks too count from left to right


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): A new study has revealed that chicks count exactly like humans do - from left to right.Rosa Rugani of the University of Trento, Italy, and her colleagues trained ... Read more...

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I’m a great kisser, says Justin Bieber


May 20th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 20 (ANI): While describing himself as great kisser, Canadian singer Justin Bieber revealed that he finds the rest stop at Wal-Mart to be the perfect place to make out.According ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock Has Divorce Papers:Jesse James Leaves Rehab


April 5th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 05 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports by Radar Online, Sandra Bullock has the divorce papers ready. She has not decided when she is going to file them, or rather, ... Read more...

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Mums teach kids lessons of life - even before birth


March 12th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Mother birds leave chemical "messages" in their eggs in a bid to communicate with their developing chicks, a new research has showed.Team from the Department of Zoology, University ... Read more...

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Emu rearing venture picking up in Manipur


March 10th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
By L.C.K SinghImphal, Mar 10 (ANI): For the first time in the Northeast region rearing of poultry Emu birds on commercial basis has been taken up by farmers in Manipur.Emu rearing ... Read more...

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