Birds & poultry
Researchers measured environmental impacts, health & welfare, and egg quality.
California chickens have an increased risk of contracting dangerous viral strains.
The threat of lead poisoning persists for California condors, particularly for older, independent birds.
Cause of craniofacial abnormalities related to gene mutation.
Americans often undercook chicken, rarely wash hands; need for food safety education.
Tricolored Blackbird population has declined by 64% since 2008; endemic mostly in California.
Balancing invasive species, endangered species, restoration, and urban development.
An indication that an El Niño event could occur sooner than expected?
UC Davis scientists voice concerns about impact of deteriorating conditions.
UC Davis researcher Robert Meese is convinced the population will drop below 100,000.
An elusive sighting led researchers to a living dodo specimen at the UC Davis Arboretum.
Environmental impacts, food safety, and health concerns identified in egg debate.
A new program that will identify genes for breeding chickens that tolerate hot climates and resist infectious diseases has been launched at UC Davis.
As human life expectancy increases, so does the percentage of invasive and endangered birds and mammals.
Team Henlight — three people with a vision for boosting chicken production and global food security — won first place at the international Thought for Food Challenge Summit.
Natural history museums at UC Davis are expanding society’s knowledge about the animals, insects and plants that inhabit our world.