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H5N1 Discovered at Texas Egg Facility
Cal-Main Foods reported that H5N1 was discovered at its Texas egg facility in Parmer County, Texas. 1.6 million hens and 337,000 pullets were culled as a result. (April 2, 2024)

Scientists Say Chickens Are Intelligent, Caring and Complex
Scientists say chickens are very smart birds. They say they are intelligent, caring and complex creatures. (January 5, 2017)

Baby Chicks Prefer Smaller Numbers on the Left
Scientists have discovered that baby chicks prefer smaller numbers on the left. (January 31, 2015)

New State of Matter Found in Chicken's Eye
Scientists have discovered a new state of matter, called disordered hyperuniformity, in the eye of a chicken. (February 25, 2014)

Scientists Raise Chickens With Artificial Tails to Learn How Dinosaurs Walked
Scientists raised chickens with artificial tails in an attempt to learn more about how dinosaurs may have walked. (February 9, 2014)

Company Develops Jackets for Chickens
A company named Omlet has developed high-visibility jackets for chickens that keep them ware and make them easier to see. (January 19, 2014)

7 Year Study Finds Greater Prairie Chickens Not Greatly Affected by Wind Power
A seven year study has found that greater prairie chickens are not greatly affected by wind power. (July 11, 2013)

Scientists Wake Up Chicken Embryo Brains
Researchers managed to arouse a chicken embryo inside an egg by exposing it to a sound that would have meaning after its birth, such as the sound of a chicken warning others of danger. (May 14, 2012)

Peta Announces In-Vitro Chicken Meat Contest
PETA is offering a $1 million prize to the first contest participant able to create in vitro chicken meat and sell it to the public by June 30, 2012. (April 24, 2008)

Wild Key West Chickens to be Rounded Up
Bird flu fears may mean an end to freedom for the popular of wild chickens that live in Key West, Florida. (May 2, 2006)