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167 peacocks dead in Pakistan


August 1st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) A total of 167 peacocks have died in Pakistan over the past three weeks, including five of them dying of viral disease, in the latest incident ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Eggs healthier, safer than 30 years ago’


July 19th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Eggs today are healthier, safer and more nutritious than they were 30 years ago because the feed given to hens has changed over the years, leading ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Terror leader offers camels to capture Obama, chickens for Hillary


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A top leader for an Al Qaeda affiliate offered 10 camels as bounty to capture US President Barack Obama and 20 chickens for US Secretary ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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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What makes for more healthy eggs?


August 4th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Eggs, one of the most popular edible items in the world, have always been mired in controversy. Research by Niva Shapira of Tel Aviv University indicates ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

NGO launches programme to protect animal rights


June 20th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Protesting against poultry farms that starve their hens to induce molting and stimulate additional cycles of egg production, an NGO has launched a whistle blower ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Chicken culling starts, as bird flu strikes Tripura


March 8th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhigram, Mar 8(ANI): Veterinaries in Tripura have started the process of culling chickens, after an outbreak of Avian Influenza or bird flu in the state.Veterinarians began the culling on Monday in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gorakhpur farmers turn to poultry business


December 15th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan ShahGorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Dec.15 (ANI): Farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district are taking to poultry business as the agriculture sector has suffered losses.Owing to increasing demand and the profit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, pigs teach tiny tots to behave in British school


December 12th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Two pigs are now teaching four-year-old pupils at a school in Britain to behave well and a pleased head teacher said: "It sounds bizarre but it's working brilliantly."The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists find new method to develop flu vaccine tool


December 7th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 07 (ANI): Scientist has found a new method of producing a flu vaccine that was earlier dependent on the availability of hundreds of millions of eggs.Scientists have showed that an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Man killed for stealing hens in Bengal


October 1st, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) A man died Friday after he was severely beaten by a group of villagers in West Bengal's East Midnapore district for allegedly stealing hens from a poultry farm, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

First Lady Michelle Obama To Host U.N. Assembly Diplomats’ Spouses At Stone Barns Center


September 19th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) While the President of United States is all ready to fly to New York City to attend the annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Michelle Obama to host NY farm-to-table luncheon for diplomats’ spouses


September 18th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 18 (ANI): Michelle Obama is set to add another feat to her campaign for healthy living. She has planned to host a farm-to-table luncheon for spouses of foreign leaders ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Declining insurgency fosters development in rural areas of Nagaland


September 16th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter ChacheiSeithekema village (Nagaland), Sep.16 (ANI): With decline in insurgency, infrastructural development is taking place once again in Nagaland, especially in its rural areas.The change can be witnessed, particularly in ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Tears may hold key to fighting anthrax


August 29th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 29 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that an antibacterial enzyme found in human tears and other body fluids could be applied to certain foods for protection against intentional contamination with anthrax."Data ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wright County Egg Farm’s Unpleasant Past Surfaces


August 20th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Iowa, Aug 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The massive egg recall involving 380 million eggs sold under various brand names in the USA are pointing to the not- so- nice past of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

FDA: Egg Recall Could Have Been Avoided


August 20th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The FDA officials have expressed their opinion that the nationwide egg recall affecting 14 or more states of the USA could have been averted if the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Roshni Chopra bags ‘Desi Girl’ title


July 5th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) After chasing hens, bathing buffalos and picking cow dung, small screen actress Roshni Chopra walked away with the title of India's "Desi Girl" at the finale of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tiger census in Jharkhand stalled due to Maoists


April 25th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 25 (IANS) A tiger census has been stalled midway in Jharkhand's Palamau Tiger Reserve due to presence of Maoists in forests, an official said Sunday. "We are unable to monitor tigers ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chicken antibodies may help prevent H5N1 pandemic


April 20th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A new research has shown that antibodies in common eggs laid by hens vaccinated against the H5N1 virus can potentially prevent a possible H5N1 pandemic.According to researchers, their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Meet the Aussie cat that thinks he’s a chicken!


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 22 (ANI): An Australian moggy that seems to think himself a chicken, took over the job of incubating eggs after they were abandoned by hens.According to the Northern Territory News, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gurgaon hotel to buy ‘cage-free’ eggs only


February 17th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) It's not an uncommon sight - scores of hens cooped inside a tiny cage, with barely enough space to even spread their wings. In an effort to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

All I want for Christmas is a loo, two goats, three hens


December 20th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Hazel Parry Hong Kong, Dec 20 (DPA) It's never easy choosing the right Christmas present. Do you go for that new Louis Vuitton bag, the Philippe Patek watch or perhaps a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Closing schools can curb swine flu-spread: Study


November 27th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 27 (ANI): Closing schools in the event of an infectious disease pandemic could have a significant role in reducing illness transmission, according to a new study.Niel Hens, from Hasselt and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ladette Culture On The Rise


October 23rd, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to popular online dictionaries, 'LADETTE' is a term used for 'a young women who behaves in a manner similar to that of a young man, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Oh, what an egg!


October 7th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Oct 7 (IANS) A hen in Canada has laid probably the largest egg in the poultry history of this country. Three times the size of a normal egg, this one weighs 143 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Tingya’ star Sharad Goyekar: Nomad to National Award winner


September 11th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Nazmi Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) From growing up in hilly forests to starring in the acclaimed film "Tingya" to topping at one of Maharashtra's best educational institutes, 11-year-old National Award ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit boy finds space rock while collecting eggs from garden hens


August 21st, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 21 (ANI): A 6-year-old Brit boy reportedly found a piece of rock from space when he went to collect eggs from his garden hens.Josh Chapple was stunned to find the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hen in Chinese village flies to tree to lay eggs daily!


July 31st, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): A hen in Guangdong province in China, which flies to a tree every morning to lay eggs, has left all villagers intrigued.Cai Guichong, the owner of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kerry Katona ‘gatecrashes Brit hen party, swears, exposes boobs’


July 19th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Kerry Katona is said to have gatecrashed a British hen party, where she exposed her boobs and swore when asked to leave.MTV bosses are reportedly fed up of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cockerel called ‘ladykiller’ after exhaustion from satisfying libido kills its mate


July 9th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): A cockerel named Elvis has come to be known as a "ladykiller" after his hen's death from exhaustion, which believably was a result of her inability to keep ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Animal lover opens mini-zoo in Hyderabad


June 24th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, June 24 (ANI): A Hyderabad based animal lover has created a mini-zoo in his house, which has almost 16 breeds of dogs, horses, goats, pigeons, hens and cows.All the animals are ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tough time for Mink in Sakar Ki Duniya


June 3rd, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The actress cum item girl Mink has recently entered in the reality show called Sarkar Ki Duniya on REAL. This poor actress is facing lots of sounds in the show as ... Read more...

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