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Livestock Farming

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  • Kinder, gentler chickens to be bred to rule future free-range roosts

     
    As more states move to ban restrictive livestock cages, the campaign to free egg-laying hens from cramped cages and shift them to pens animal rights advocates call more humane could be poised to unintentionally boost deaths among those birds. Researchers....
  • Arlington Heights rejects backyard chicken coops

     
    Backyard chicken coops may be growing in popularity throughout Chicago’s suburbs, but they won't be in Arlington Heights. The Village Board this week rejected a …...
  • Report Card on Legislature: C-Minus, With an Incomplete

     
    One area in which the Legislature deserves an incomplete, if not a failing grade, is in public education....
  • How are business tax breaks like ice cream?

     
    Because there's always room for them, even in drum-tight budgets. As reported by the Sentinel's Jason Garcia, a state House committee waved through $125 million worth of tax breaks on Wednesday for a wide range of businesses, including oil drillers,...
  • Animal rights activists take credit for blaze at cattle ranch

     
    Animal rights activists are taking credit for setting fire to a fleet of cattle trucks at a Central Valley ranch that is the state’s largest processor of beef....
  • Convicted avocado thief latest in growing problem -- crop rustlers

     
    The 10 avocado sentence seemed, well, different. Barron Stein, an admitted avocado thief in North San Diego County, was prohibited by the courts from possessing more than 10 avocados at a time. For the next three years, that’s all he......
  • Consumer Confidential: Milk lawsuit, sneaker settlement, toy recall

     
    A Los Angeles law firm has filed a class-action lawsuit alleging that various dairy companies and trade groups slaughtered more than half a million cows to inflate the price of milk. More than 1.7 million toy workshop and tool sets from toymaker Little...
  • China rejects U.S. complaint against chicken tariffs

     
    The steamed chicken feet just haven’t been as unctuous since China slapped tariffs on U.S. poultry imports last year. The price of American chicken, including the prized feet euphemistically called “phoenix talons” in China, shot-up...
  • Good Food festival links cooks, growers, workers

     
    Good Food Festival and Conference held to mark 30th anniversary of Santa Monica Farmers Market....
  • Get great outdoor exercise at no cost

     
    Looking for a great excuse to enjoy autumn in the great outdoors? Once again, Lehigh Valley Hospital and the Wildlands Conservancy are teaming up to offer another Get Out Lehigh Valley outdoor exercise series. There are so many great reasons to take...
  • Residents want backyard chicken raising to be legal

     
    Watermelon clucks softly as Holly Kim removes the chicken from its pen. She hands one to daughter, Kelly, 7, who gently strokes it. Daughter Wendy, …...