Neighbor Cries Foul After NorCal Man Kills Bear That Allegedly Ate His ChickensAn Auburn man said he killed the 300-pound bear in his neighbor's yard because it had eaten his chickens and he thought it was coming back for more.
Foster Farms Suspends 5 Workers Following Release Of Undercover Animal Cruelty VideoPoultry producer Foster Farms suspended five employees Wednesday after an animal-rights group released undercover video showing live birds being slammed upside-down into shackles, punched and plucked.
KFC Sues Over Rumors Company Uses Eight-Legged Chickens With Six WingsRumors on Chinese social media that KFC uses genetically-modified chickens with six wings and eight legs have prompted a lawsuit by the fast-food company.
5.3 Million Chickens To Be Destroyed In Iowa Following Bird Flu Virus OutbreakThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says the bird flu virus has been found at a farm holding nearly 10 percent of Iowa's egg-laying chickens.
High-Priced Eggs Lead To Bay Area Chicks ShortageThe recent rise in egg prices has led to a shortage of chicks, as more people are raising chickens at their homes.
9-Year-Old Marin County Girl Loses Vote To Have Pet Chickens In BackyardA 9-year-old Kentfield girl who has pet chickens in her backyard has lost a referendum involving Kent Woodlands Property Owners Association members to change neighborhood rules to keep the birds.
9 Yr. Old Marin County Girl’s Pet Chickens Running A-Fowl Of Kentfield NeighborsA Marin County family is being sued by their homeowners’ association over the chickens living in their backyard. Meanwhile the 9-year-old girl who owns them is not giving them up without a fight as the dispute goes to a vote.
NorCal Chickens Airlifted To East Coast Sanctuary For RetirementTheir egg-laying days behind them, some 1,200 Northern California chickens are heading for a cozy retirement on the East Coast, where they will live outside of cages and have plenty of room to spread their wings.
San Francisco Firm Cooks Up Sustainable, Affordable Egg AlternativeA San Francisco food producer wants to make you an omelet without breaking any eggs - and they may be able to do it with one key ingredient they make in a lab - no chicken required.
Two Groups To Save Starving Hens Found At Central Valley RanchAfter 50,000 hens were found starving to death at a Central Valley ranch, two rescue groups said they will save some of the birds.
More Than 50,000 Hens Found Starving On Central Valley RanchAn estimated 50,000 hens are dead or will be euthanized after authorities found them starving on a chicken ranch in Central California on Wednesday.
Overnight Castro Valley Garage Fire Sends Tortoises Scurrying A barn-like garage at a Castro Valley home that housed two tortoises and some chickens was damaged in an early morning fire that injured one firefighter, Alameda County fire officials said.