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  • Teacher lived with over 300 cats, chickens and ducks in mobile home, Florida sheriff says

    12/27/2023 8:54:29 AM PST · by Red Badger · 16 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | DECEMBER 22, 2023 4:42 PM | BY MAKIYA SEMINERA
    One of the first things workers at a Florida animal shelter noticed when a woman came in with her cats for spay and neutering — aside from the fact there were 22 of them — was the “overwhelming” smell of urine, one of the employees said. The cats weren’t in the best condition. They had fleas, missing fur, green discharge coming from their eyes and noses and “lots of wounds from fighting,” SPCA Florida’s public media director Randa Richter said in a Dec. 22 news conference held by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. SNIP But the shelter became even more...
  • It started with a cough: Deadly China bird flu outbreak raises fears of pandemic

    04/14/2013 4:41:05 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    NBC News ^ | Sun Apr 14, 2013 12:47 PM EDT | Li Le and Ian Johnston, NBC News
    Around the world, scientists are now beginning to examine samples of the virus with a significant question in mind: Could this strain of the disease cause a global pandemic? This international network of scientists keeps constant watch for good reason. In 1918 and 1919, a flu pandemic killed between 20 million and 40 million people, more than the total death toll of World War I, more in a year than the Black Death of 1347 to 1351. More recently, an H1N1 swine flu pandemic was blamed for more than 284,500 human deaths worldwide between April 2009 and August 2010. So...
  • Your Egg Prices Could Be So High Because of Price Gouging, Farm Group Says

    01/20/2023 10:13:16 PM PST · by blueplum · 30 replies
    Time ^ | 20 Jan 2023 | NIK POPLI
    The price of eggs has skyrocketed in recent months, up 138% year-over-year last month. A dozen eggs now averages about $4.25, due in part to avian flu, which is tearing through poultry farms across the U.S.—wiping out some 58 million birds in the last year. But there’s another culprit, says a farm advocacy group: price gouging. America’s largest egg producer saw a 600% jump in profits in the last quarter... ...“Avian flu is not manufactured—it’s real,” says Joe Maxwell, the co-founder of Farm Action. “But the dominant firms are using that supply chain disruption to gouge the consumers...” ...Overall, U.S....
  • Putin’s seven-word retort to dictator who mocked Russia’s egg shortage

    12/26/2023 8:23:29 PM PST · by marcusmaximus · 71 replies
    Metro UK ^ | 12/26/2023 | Sarah Hooper
    Vladimir Putin has been mocked by Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko over Russia’s shortage of eggs. Mr Putin’s ally confronted him over the skyrocketing prices of the kitchen staple, with the entire exchange caught on camera at the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council session in St Petersburg. At the event Mr Putin, 71, was also spotted bizarrely stretching his feet as he waited to greet several fellow ex-Soviet republic leaders, including Mr Lukashenko, 69. Former farm boss Mr Lukashenko teased the Russian leader that Belarus’s agricultural industry was in better shape than Russia’s. He said: ‘We have achieved a high level of...
  • Jury Orders Egg Suppliers to Pay $17.7 Million in Damages for Price Gouging in 2000s to several major food manufacturing companies who sued egg producers over a conspiracy to limit the supply..

    12/06/2023 10:48:58 AM PST · by daniel1212 · 42 replies
    .usnews.com ^ | Dec. 1, 2023 | Associated Press
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal jury in Illinois ordered $17.7 million in damages — an amount tripled to more than $53 million under federal law... The jury ruled last week that the egg producers used various means to limit the domestic supply of eggs to increase the price of products during the 2000s. The time frame of the conspiracy was an issue throughout the case; jurors ultimately determined damages occurred between 2004 and 2008... Food manufacturers joining as plaintiffs in the lawsuit against the egg producers are Kraft Foods Global, Inc., The Kellogg Company, General Mills, Inc. and Nestle USA,...
  • New Zealand’s Largest Egg Producer Goes Up in Flame Killing 50,000 Hens Amid Nationwide Shortage (VIDEO)

    02/07/2023 10:16:51 AM PST · by bitt · 77 replies
    gateway pundit ^ | 2/7/2023 | jim hoft
    Fears are growing that New Zealand’s already severe egg shortage could get much worse after a major fire devastated the country’s largest egg farm, killing more than 50,000 hens. John McKay, CEO of Zeagold Nutrition, has confirmed that a fire broke out at the company’s Waikato egg farm on Monday morning. “A supervisor on-site at our farm called the fire department at 7:40 am today. All 12 staff members on site are safe and unharmed,” McKay told NZ Herald. “Ten emergency vehicles are currently on site to contain the spread of the fire.” McKay said the cause of the fire...
  • Montana Grizzly Bears Acting Strangely from Highly Pathogenic Virus Killed

    01/19/2023 3:21:15 AM PST · by blueplum · 31 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 18 Jan 2023 | JESS THOMSON
    Ahighly contagious strain of bird flu has been detected in three grizzly bears in Montana, the first time the disease has been found in grizzlies. The three bears tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in fall 2022, and were found to be suffering from neurological issues, including disorientation and partial blindness, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) said in a January 17 statement... ...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data shows that as of January 11, over 57 million poultry across the U.S. were infected by HPAI, most of which have died or been culled, while nearly...
  • Former school official accused of embezzling $1.5 million worth of chicken wings

    01/31/2023 6:25:51 AM PST · by woodbutcher1963 · 63 replies
    CBS News ^ | January 31, 2023 | CBS News
    Crime Former school official accused of embezzling $1.5 million worth of chicken wings January 31, 2023 / 7:27 AM / CBS News A former official in a school district in the Chicago suburb of Harvey is accused in a bizarre scheme involving more than $1 million worth of stolen chicken wings, CBS Chicago reports. Vera Liddell is the former director of food services at Harvey School District 152. The Cook County State's Attorney's office alleges that Liddell launched an embezzlement scheme that resulted in the theft of wings that cost more than $1.5 million in taxpayer money. The alleged scheme...
  • Vera Liddell Allegedly Stole $1.5M in Chicken Wings From Illinois Schools

    01/31/2023 3:59:43 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    New York Post ^ | 1/31 | Ben Kesslen
    The food service director of an impoverished Illinois school district was charged with stealing $1.5 million of food — most of which was chicken wings. Vera Liddell, 66, allegedly began stealing from the Harvey School District during the height of COVID-19, local TV station WGN reported. The station reported that Liddell ordered more than 11,000 cases of chicken wings for the district with school funds, but took all the poultry for herself. “The food was never brought to the school or provided to the students,” court records claimed.
  • Connecticut egg farm fire kills 100,000 chickens, officials say

    01/29/2023 6:18:52 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 58 replies
    Just the News ^ | January 29, 2023 - 7:49am | Madeleine Hubbard
    More than 100 firefighters responded to a raging inferno that ultimately killed 100,000 chickens at an egg farm in Bozrah, Conn., officials said. The blaze was brought under control late Saturday afternoon after a four-and-a-half-hour battle involving 16 fire departments, according to Fox 61. The Bozrah Town Fire Marshal is investigating the three-alarm chicken coop fire. The Salvation Army, which was on the scene providing food to firefighters, confirmed with officials that around 100,000 chickens died in the fire. The fire comes as egg prices are already soaring in part due to a large number of avian influenza deaths in...
  • Poisoned Chicken Feed Conspiracy

    01/28/2023 8:23:31 AM PST · by Safrguns · 85 replies
    BitChute ^ | Jan 28, 2023 | Kenon SonOfEnos
    According to this video (made by a private chicken farmer), the reason there is a huge shortage of eggs is due to store bought chicken feed. Commenters seem to confirm, suggesting specifically feed from Tractor Supply is to blame for ZERO eggs being laid in farms across America this winter.
  • The Cool Chick Who Keeps Poultry as Pets in Singapore | Video

    01/28/2023 2:37:33 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 29 Jan 2023
    Would you keep a chicken as a pet? Meet Jayce Ho, the cool chick who keeps six Polish chickens and two Cochin chickens in her backyard. See video at link.
  • Poultry farm fire in Lebanon County kills an estimated 250,000 chickens

    12/14/2022 7:09:47 AM PST · by airborne · 40 replies
    WGAL TV (PA) ^ | 12/13/22 | WGAL Staff
    The fire started at around 1:15 p.m. at Kreider Farms on the 1400 block of Mt. Pleasant Road in South Annville Township. According to Annville-Cleona fire Chief Philip Snavely, the fire caused $12 million in damages and has killed an estimated 250,000 chickens. Fire officials say the fire began in the middle of a poultry barn row. The middle barn became fully enflamed, but crews were able to keep the fire neutralized to the one building. Fire crews continue to work the scene of the fire as of 10:09 p.m.
  • National Stuffing Day | November 21 IF YOU HAVE FAVORITE FAMILY RECIPES POST THEM HERE!

    11/21/2022 6:05:39 AM PST · by Red Badger · 31 replies
    National Day Calendar ^ | November 21, 2022 | Staff
    IF YOU HAVE FAMILY RECIPES POST THEM HERE!............. **************************************************************** NATIONAL STUFFING DAY November 21st is an ideal day for National Stuffing Day with Thanksgiving right around the corner. Since we are already thinking about the delicious turkey stuffing that is a traditional part of Thanksgiving dinner. #NationalStuffingDay Some cooks choose to stuff the bird with crusts of bread, vegetables, herbs, and spices. Others prefer to prepare a similar dish alongside the turkey using the drippings to moisten the dish. Either way, each preparation is a personal preference or family tradition. The difference is the first is called a stuffing, but...
  • Red Badger's Giblet Gravy Recipe ... Post YOUR Fave Thanksgiving Recipes!.........

    11/21/2022 6:20:48 AM PST · by Red Badger · 74 replies
    Free Republic! ^ | November 21, 2022 | Red Badger
    Red Badger's Kitchen | Every Thanksgiving | Red Badger Posted on 11/23/2020, 8:42:14 AM by Red Badger Ingredients: 1 pkg giblets from your turkey 1 tub pkg chicken livers 1/2 lb chicken gizzards 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 cubes chicken bouillon 2-3 stalks celery minced 1 medium yellow onion minced 1 quart water 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth 6 hard-cooked boiled eggs 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 cup milk or Half and Half __________________________________________________________________ Directions: In a 2 quart or larger pot, simmer the giblets, livers, and gizzards, salt, pepper, bouillon, celery and onion in 1...
  • For the Best Stuffing, Dry Your Bread Instead of Staling It

    11/11/2022 11:30:00 AM PST · by mylife · 64 replies
    Whether you call it stuffing or dressing, the broth-soaked bread dish is a Thanksgiving must-have. Though it’s not advisable to stuff the turkey with anything, it’s commonly agreed upon that “dressing” is always made with cornbread, and “stuffing” is usually made with a white bread of some kind—usually sandwich bread. But no matter what kind of bread you start with, it has to be ready to receive liquid, and that is accomplished by either drying or staling. A lot of recipes recommend you stale your bread rather than dry it, but I think fully-dried bread gives your stuffing a better...
  • Don’t Cook Your Turkey in a Roasting Pan I roast my birds on a wire rack set over a baking sheet, and the bird has never suffered.

    11/09/2022 11:42:39 AM PST · by mylife · 68 replies
    After years of hosting, cooking, and writing about Thanksgiving dinner, I have a confession to make: I have never used a roasting pan to cook my turkey. I don’t even own a roasting pan big enough to cook a turkey, nor a roasting rack to set it on. I roast my birds on a wire rack set over a baking sheet, and the bird has never suffered. In fact, the bird is the better for it. Roasting pans are quite deep. When you set a turkey down inside one, the sides come up around the lower parts of the body,...
  • Montebello poultry business burns (another food plant goes up in smoke)

    08/31/2022 7:30:21 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 14 replies
    KTLA ^ | 8/28/22 | Cameron Kiszla
    A commercial fire burned a poultry business in Montebello Sunday afternoon. QC Poultry at 1111 W. Olympic Blvd. sustained building damage, and several commercial vehicles may also have been burned, a spokesperson for the city of Montebello said. Footage from the scene shows burn damage near the building’s windows and doors, as well as at least one unit from the Monterey Park Fire Department present to assist.
  • WATCH: Dutch Farmers Become Ungovernable After 'Climate Change' Agreement

    07/03/2022 1:17:21 PM PDT · by ShadowAce · 91 replies
    Redstate ^ | 3 July 2022 | Bonchie
    You won’t see it on any of the alphabet networks, but a protest movement is exploding in the Netherlands after the government moved to shut down farms in order to “fight” climate change. The contentious move, pushed by the World Economic Forum, was enacted as part of an EU agreement that seeks to limit the release of nitrogen. This is what becoming ungovernable looks like.🚨🚨⚠️⚠️The Dutch protesters are pouring manure on government offices, flooding streets, and becoming all together ungovernable. This uprising is in response to the WEF controlled government shutting down farms to "save the planet." You have to...
  • Bioterrorism threat said real

    05/03/2004 2:36:51 PM PDT · by Prince Charles · 6 replies · 293+ views
    Western Farm Press ^ | 10-17-2002 | Harry Cline
    Bioterrorism threat said real Oct 17, 2002 12:00 PM, Harry Cline There are 7,000 unaccounted for former Soviet Union biological warfare scientists and technicians in the world today. Before 9/11/01, that fact would be filed away under "So what...just left over Cold War paranoia." Now, though, that fact is cause for considerable concern to Americans, and a panel of experts on bioterrorism and radical environmental groups speaking at the recent California Plant Health Association and CropLife America joint annual convention in Palm Desert, Calif., only served to heighten that concern when they addressed biological warfare issues facing America today. According...