Harvesting Chicken Meat

Covers the harvesting of chicken meat.

  1. Selecting Broiler Chickens

    One of the fastest and easiest ways to put meat on the kitchen table is by raising your own broiler chickens. With a maturity rate faster than any other form of livestock, chickens can be mature and ready to eat in mere weeks depending on the breed. Selecting a breed for broiler chickens is important as some breeds mature and flesh out quickly and in different ways than others. For the purpose of fast, economical food, you want something that will grow quickly in order to be cost effective;...
  2. Chicken Recall Resource

    Chicken has been in the news a lot lately. In fact, it has been in the news far too much for all the wrong reasons. Contamination by cockroaches and anti-biotic resistant salmonella are just a couple of things that come to mind. These events are scary and troublesome and have resulted in recalls. While it is great that companies do take steps to recall tainted items, a recall is only as good as its reach. Not only do people need to have not already consumed the recalled products, but they...
  3. Dangers of Raw Chicken

    We know that pathogens like E-coli and Salmonella thrive on raw chicken meat, but according to a recent study, harmful bacteria are more prevalent than previously thought. Consumer Reports collected 316 samples of chicken meat across the nation to find that 97 percent of these products contain microbes in conventional and organic brands. The meat was collected from 26 states stores of many types. And some of the most common bacteria found included campylobacter, Salmonella, and...
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