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Examining The Effects Of Hen Housing

Examining The Effects Of Hen Housing

by Diane Nelson — last modified Apr 28, 2015 03:04 PM

Researchers measured environmental impacts, health & welfare, and egg quality.

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Severe 'Bird Flu' Could Endanger Chickens

Severe 'Bird Flu' Could Endanger Chickens

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 13, 2015 03:36 PM

California chickens have an increased risk of contracting dangerous viral strains.

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Independent Condors Have Higher Lead Levels

Independent Condors Have Higher Lead Levels

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Dec 08, 2014 04:01 PM

The threat of lead poisoning persists for California condors, particularly for older, independent birds.

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Chicken Gene Shines Light On Birth Defects

Chicken Gene Shines Light On Birth Defects

by Pat Bailey — last modified Sep 02, 2014 03:12 PM

Cause of craniofacial abnormalities related to gene mutation.

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Risky food safety practices in home kitchens

Risky food safety practices in home kitchens

by Karen Nikos-Rose — last modified Jul 09, 2014 11:52 AM

Americans often undercook chicken, rarely wash hands; need for food safety education.

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Survey says ‘California’s blackbird’ in sharp decline

Survey says ‘California’s blackbird’ in sharp decline

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jul 03, 2014 02:05 PM

Tricolored Blackbird population has declined by 64% since 2008; endemic mostly in California.

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Invasive vs. endangered species: Is there a balance?

Invasive vs. endangered species: Is there a balance?

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jun 27, 2014 11:36 AM

Balancing invasive species, endangered species, restoration, and urban development.

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Brown Pelican breeding rates dismal in California

Brown Pelican breeding rates dismal in California

by Kat Kerlin — last modified Jun 11, 2014 04:20 PM

An indication that an El Niño event could occur sooner than expected?

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Drought puts California species at risk

Drought puts California species at risk

by John Stumbos — last modified May 28, 2014 08:11 AM

UC Davis scientists voice concerns about impact of deteriorating conditions.

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California’s Tricolored Blackbirds in steep decline

California’s Tricolored Blackbirds in steep decline

by John Stumbos — last modified Apr 03, 2014 11:40 AM

UC Davis researcher Robert Meese is convinced the population will drop below 100,000.

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Avian researchers discover long-extinct dodo species

Avian researchers discover long-extinct dodo species

by Trish Ang — last modified Apr 03, 2014 11:37 AM

An elusive sighting led researchers to a living dodo specimen at the UC Davis Arboretum.

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Egg production systems present a dilemma

Egg production systems present a dilemma

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 31, 2014 11:59 AM

Environmental impacts, food safety, and health concerns identified in egg debate.

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UC Davis leads USAID program to develop disease-resistant, heat-tolerant chickens for Africa

UC Davis leads USAID program to develop disease-resistant, heat-tolerant chickens for Africa

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 21, 2013 09:44 AM

A new program that will identify genes for breeding chickens that tolerate hot climates and resist infectious diseases has been launched at UC Davis.

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Longer life for humans linked to further loss of endangered species

Longer life for humans linked to further loss of endangered species

by afilmer — last modified Oct 31, 2013 01:32 PM

As human life expectancy increases, so does the percentage of invasive and endangered birds and mammals.

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To feed the world, first light its chicken coops, young entrepreneurs suggest

To feed the world, first light its chicken coops, young entrepreneurs suggest

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:52 AM

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.

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Natural history museums grow our knowledge

Natural history museums grow our knowledge

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:55 AM

Natural history museums at UC Davis are expanding society’s knowledge about the animals, insects and plants that inhabit our world.

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Age matters for song sparrows and climate change

Age matters for song sparrows and climate change

by afilmer — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:58 AM

What’s good for adults is not always best for the young, and vice versa. At least that is the case with song sparrows and how they experience the effects of climate change.

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