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Egg-free surrogate chickens act as saviour for rare poultry breeds

Egg-free surrogate chickens act as saviour for rare poultry breeds

The advance -- using gene-editing techniques -- could help to boost breeding of endangered birds, as well as improving production of commercial hens, researchers say.

Sleeping near chicken can protect you from malaria!

Scientists found that while mosquitoes have a taste for humans, they tend to avoid chickens and other birds due to their smell, thereby protecting humans from mosquito-transmitted diseases

Influenza: Over 8,500 birds culled in govt farm in Tripura

Influenza: Over 8,500 birds culled in govt farm in Tripura

More than 8,500 chickens and ducks were culled and 10,500 eggs destroyed.