Chickens

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USDA Secretary Not Ready To Declare Bird Flu Outbreak Over

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he’s not ready to declare the Midwest bird flu outbreak over.

07/20/2015

This photo shows ducklings huddling under a lamp to keep warm in a shed at a farm. (credit: OLLI GEIBEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Think Before Adopting Rabbits, Chicks, Ducks

Easter is coming up in just a few days, and the SPCA wants to remind parents that rabbits, chicks and ducklings make fantastic presents… if they are made out of chocolate.

03/27/2013

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Research Finds Fire Ants Harming Prairie Chickens

Fire ants have damaged agriculture, soil and wildlife in the southeastern United States, costing the Texas economy about $1.2 billion annually.

04/06/2012