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Get to Know Matt, a Chicken Farmer from Virginia

Matt raises broilers (meat chickens) in Virginia with his family farm. Find out how Matt got into poultry farming and what he loves about farming.

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What is the #1 Priority of Chicken Farmers?

The health of the flock is the number one priority of chicken farmers. After all, it’s not only the right thing to do – it makes good business sense!

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Get to Know Shaunee, a Chicken Farmer from Ohio

Get to know Shaunee. She raises broilers (meat chickens) in Ohio. Find out why she loves being a farmer.

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National Chicken Council: From Never to Always, the Chicken Welfare Guarantees People Can Expect

The Chicken Guarantees are a set of industry-wide standards for broiler chicken welfare principles that apply to American-raised broiler chickens. The Chicken Guarantees are welfare standards that not only serve as a benchmark for the broiler chicken industry – but as a consumer guarantee.

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The Chicken Guarantees: Industry-Wide Standards for Broiler Chicken Welfare

The Chicken Guarantees are a set of industry-wide standards for broiler chicken welfare principles that apply to American-raised broiler chickens. The Chicken Guarantees are welfare standards that not only serve as a benchmark for the broiler chicken industry – but as a consumer guarantee.

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3 Reasons Why Antibiotics Are Given to Chickens

There are 3 reasons why antibiotics are given to chickens: to help keep chickens healthy, prevent animal suffering and to minimize environmental impacts.

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Why Are Chickens Often Raised Inside?

As a chicken farmer, I’m often asked why farmers raise chickens inside poultry houses. There are three main reasons why farmers raise chickens inside: protection from extreme weather, predators and disease.

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Get to Know Daniel, a Chicken Farmer from Kentucky

Get to know Daniel. He raises broilers (meat chickens) in Kentucky. Find out why he loves being a farmer.

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Farm Babe: Take a look inside an organic ‘factory farm’ | AGDAILY

You may be surprised to learn that there are actually a lot of similarities between conventional and organic chicken. The Farm Babe takes a look inside an organic chicken farm and finds that organic chicken farming is very similar to conventional chicken farming.

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4 Reasons Why Chickens are NOT Given Added Hormones

77 percent of Americans believe that chicken contains added hormones. But the truth is that no chicken sold or raised in the U.S. is given added hormones.

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