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Chicken Issue Readdressed at Lyons City Council Meeting

By Lucky Kidd LYONS, Kan. — The Lyons City Council Monday approved a fleet management agreement with Enterprise that will allow for replacement of 12 vehicles, with six for the Police Department approved earlier. The city has been in discussions with... Read More.

A change in “no antibiotic” chicken policy

Ten years ago, the fast food restaurant Chick-fil-A implemented a “No Antibiotics Ever” policy, which meant that no animals of any kind were used to raise the animals.  The company recently announced that it was shifting its policy to “No Antibiotics Important to... Read More.

February chicken, egg numbers rise

The USDA’s chicken and egg numbers were up in February. February egg production climbed 5% on the year to 8.62 billion, with a slight decline in the number of layers canceled out by a higher rate of lay per hen. Table and hatching egg production... Read More.

Another mixed week for broiler chicken numbers

U.S. broiler numbers were mixed last week. The USDA says 242.91 million eggs went into incubation, slightly lower than the previous week, but a little bit above a year ago, heading into meat production later this month. Average hatchability was 79.1%. 186.593 million chicks were moved... Read More.