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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# chickens

All time
# tainted egg
Poisonous poo: Polluted chicken muck is piling up in The Netherlands
Tonnes of muck contaminated with a banned insecticide are piling up in hundreds of Dutch poultry farms.
# fowl play
Oh nothing, just a couple of chickens having a browse around a shop in Kerry
It wasn’t up to their eggs-acting standards.
# hen party
These two chickens were the stars of the Ray D'Arcy Show last night
# Bokworms
Scientists find the one thing that makes humans smarter than other animals
Some humans, anyway.
# chickens
Outbreak of Salmonella at seven Irish poultry farms
The Department of Agriculture said there are no food safety risks to the public.
# Finger Lickin' Good
The BBC went inside the sheds where your KFC chicken meal comes from
Here’s what viewers thought.
# baby chicks
"There are lots of other chicks out there": Guy sends ex-girlfriend 15 baby chicks to prove he's moved on
Wow. Not cool.
# h5 strain
Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan
No cases of humans contracting the disease who have eaten poultry or eggs have been recorded.
# Prime Numbers
RTE, health insurance, and the Queen: The week in numbers
Plus: What percentage of people aged 50 and older in Ireland are obese?
# Bird Flu
9-year-old boy dies from bird flu in Cambodia
The boy had carried dead and sick bird from a cage for food preparation before he became ill.
# Art
Woman banned from slaughtering chickens as part of art installation
Kansas artist Amber Hansen wanted to publicly slaughter the birds to demonstrate the process to meat eaters and challenge “the contemporary view of chickens as merely ‘livestock’”.
# Animal Cruelty
Mc Donald’s drops US egg supplier over cruelty charges after shocking video
A Minnesota-based egg supplier has been dropped by the fast food giant after an animal rights group filmed an undercover video or practices in farms across three states.
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
# Fire
Thousands of chickens die in farm fire
Firefighters fought the blaze for several hours but were unable to save the animals.