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Chickens are FOUR TIMES bigger than they used to be - what does that mean for you? - Mirror Online

24, October 2014

A scientific study has found that the chickens of today are much bigger than their 1950s relatives. But should that put you off your Sunday roast?

BBC News - How technology is transforming Tasmanian farms

24, October 2014

Tasmania has become a "living laboratory" that is unlocking the secret lives of cows, monitoring stress levels among oysters and warning vineyards of disease and frost to help boost farming on Australia's Apple Isle.

Europeans were lactose intolerant 5,000 years AFTER adopting farming | Daily Mail Online

24, October 2014

A study of ancient human bones has revealed how Early Europeans had difficulties digesting milk around 5,000 years after the introduction of farming.

Our cows are emitting so much gas that Ireland is looking for help from the EU - Yahoo News UK

24, October 2014

Europe is being asked to treat Ireland as a special case when negotiating new greenhouse gas targets because of the emissions that come from Ireland’s cattle.

Study shows hens produce larger egg yields when serenaded with Mozart compared to Beyoncé | Calendar - ITV News

24, October 2014

Hens prefer to be serenaded by the sounds of Beethoven than shake their booty to Beyoncé, a study has shown.

Ahead of Nepal's Gadhimai festival, India's Supreme Court issues notice to curb illegal transport of 500,000 animals | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

24, October 2014

The Gadhimai festival succeeds the mass exodus of animals from India to Nepal for sacrifice

Action plan readied to manage animal sacrifice | Capital

24, October 2014

KATHMANDU, OCT 22 - The government has planned to set up sufficient number of animal health inspection posts to enable inspection of animals brought to the Gadhimai temple for slaughtering.

BBC News - Do people know where their chicken comes from?

23, October 2014

Campaigners say chicken meat needs better labelling. How much do people really know about the life of a chicken before it reaches their plate?

McDonald’s May Sell More Organic Foods to Boost Sales - Bloomberg

23, October 2014

McDonald’s Corp. (MCD), which yesterday posted its fourth straight quarter of falling U.S. same-store sales, may look to sell more organic food to stem the loss of customers to chains known for better-quality fare.

There Are Antibiotics In Your Fish | TIME

23, October 2014

When we think about food raised with antibiotics, we probably picture oversized chickens and plumped-up cows. But they’re also in our fish—both farmed and wild, finds a new study published in the Journal of Hazardous Materials.