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How Chicken Farmers Reduce, Save and Recycle Water

Water conservation is a pivotal part of running a successful chicken farm. Learn how chicken farmers reduce, save and recycle water on their farms.

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What Sustainability Means to Chicken Farmers

We recently had a chance to meet four chicken farmers and find out how they are minimizing the environmental impact of their farms. See sustainable chicken farming in action and learn what sustainability means to chicken farmers.

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Meatingplace: Let’s talk about those “factory farms”

The term “factory farm” has been used to describe commercial chicken farms. Christine Alvarado shares the facts about these "factory farms"...the fact is that chicken farms are located in rural areas, are not industrial, and are family owned. The truth is that the chickens are well cared for – if not, these farms would be out of business.

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3 Facts You Need to Know about Chicken

To celebrate Poultry Day, here are three facts about America’s favorite poultry: chicken!

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“Three Clucks for Agriculture!” – Celebrating National Agriculture Day

National Agriculture Day marks a nationwide effort to tell the story of American agriculture. To tell the story of American chicken farming on National Ag Day, we’re sharing how chicken goes from farm to table.

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Transparency in Farming: Solutions Don’t Have to Be One Size Fits All

“Farmers don’t all need to adopt the same playbook to succeed at reaching consumers.” Bill Zucker shares lessons learned from the Annual #MeatConference 2019.

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Chicken with a side of facts: Information hungry consumers expect more

Diners are asking more questions about how chicken is raised and produced, and now the Chicken Check In Foodservice site is answering those questions.

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Leading Welfare Auditor Organization Certifies NCC Animal Welfare Guidelines

NCC’s broiler and broiler breeder welfare guidelines have been certified by the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization (PAACO), a leading authority on animal welfare auditing who provides high quality training and certification credentials for auditors and audits.

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We Brought the Farm to Them

Jenny Rhodes, a chicken farmer from Delmarva, shares how she brought the chicken farm to curious bloggers and media who were interested in learning more about chicken production in the United States.

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We Brought a Virtual Reality Chicken Farm to FNCE: Here’s What We Learned

Chicken Check In brought a virtual reality chicken farm (and hatchery and processing plant) to The Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE). Find out what we learned.

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