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Chickens | Livestock Systems | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO.org العربية 中文 english français Русский Español Livestock Systems Global distributions Production systems Resources Buffaloes Cattle Chickens Ducks Horses Goats Pigs Sheep Chickens Chickens ( Gallus gallus domesticus ) were domesticated from the red junglefowl ( Gallus gallus ) in Asia around some 5,000 years ago. Chickens are undoubtedly the most ubiquitous and abundant species of domestic livestock and occur more or less everywhere that humans do. (...) With short lifecycles and potentially high feed conversion ratios chicken production can be rapidly increased to meet rising demand for animal source foods.
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Score: 1150606.3 - https://www.fao.org/livestock-...bal-distributions/chickens/en/
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Chicken breeding under shelling | FAO Stories | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Toggle navigation العربية 中文 english français Русский Español AR ZH EN FR RU ES Chicken breeding under shelling One-day-old chicks before distribution. (...) Tetiana cares for her chickens (left). The chickens search for feed and water (right). (...) Her daughter Galyna helps with chicken breeding and is already waiting to bring home a chicken sitter to raise her own chicks.
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Score: 1148665.5 - https://www.fao.org/fao-stories/article/en/c/1257942/
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Chicken breeding under shelling | قصص المنظمة | منظمة الأغذية والزراعة للأمم المتحدة Toggle navigation العربية 中文 english français Русский Español AR ZH EN FR RU ES Chicken breeding under shelling One-day-old chicks before distribution. (...) Tetiana cares for her chickens (left). The chickens search for feed and water (right). (...) Her daughter Galyna helps with chicken breeding and is already waiting to bring home a chicken sitter to raise her own chicks.
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Score: 1148665.5 - https://www.fao.org/fao-stories/article/ar/c/1257942/
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Chicken | Livestock Systems | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO.org العربية 中文 english français Русский Español Livestock Systems Global distributions Production systems Resources Chicken Pig Ruminant Chickens Chickens are the most ubiquitous of all livestock species, and are to be found more or less everywhere inhabited by people. (...) Between 1960 and 2010 the global stocks of chickens increased 5 times and average carcass weights more than doubled. This gave rise to a roughly 12-fold increase in chicken meat over the 50-year period. Most of this growth has been in intensive units specialized in meat or egg production, rather than in backyard systems that tend to raise dual-purpose birds for home consumption and local sale.
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Score: 1147198.7 - https://www.fao.org/livestock-...production-systems/chicken/en/
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Chickens | Gateway to poultry production and products | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO.org english français Español Gateway to poultry production and products Production Products and processing Socio-economic aspects Resources Events Poultry species Chickens Ducks Other poultry Production systems Nutrition and feeding Breeding Management and housing Animal health Animal welfare Chickens Domestic chickens appeared more than 8 000 years ago in Southeast Asia and were introduced to the rest of the world by sailors and traders. (...) High-yielding commercial breeds of chickens have been developed in recent decades to meet growing global demand for animal-source foods. (...) Did you know? In 2017, the global chicken population was over 22 billion birds. Approximately 56 percent of these were in Asia.
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Score: 1145908.6 - https://www.fao.org/poultry-pr...n/poultry-species/chickens/en/
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Food safety and quality: Salmonella in eggs and broiler chickens english français Español FAO Home Food safety & quality About us Events & projects Capacity development Scientific advice Emergency prevention system for food safety Publications & tools A-Z index Partnerships Food safety and quality | share  >  A-Z index   Salmonella in eggs and broiler chickens Risk assessments on Salmonella in eggs and broiler chickens are now available. The FAO/WHO risk assessments of Salmonella in eggs and broiler chickens have now been completed. These risk assessments have been prepared and reviewed by an international team of scientists. (...) Risk assessments of Salmonella in eggs and broiler chickens. Microbiological Risk Assessment Series 2.
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Score: 1145908.6 - https://www.fao.org/food/food-...ality/a-z-index/salmonella/en/
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Chickens | Gateway to poultry production and products | Продовольственная и сельскохозяйственная организация Объединенных Наций FAO.org english français Русский Español Gateway to poultry production and products Production Products and processing Socio-economic aspects Resources Events Poultry species Chickens Ducks Other poultry Production systems Nutrition and feeding Breeding Management and housing Animal health Animal welfare Chickens Domestic chickens appeared more than 8 000 years ago in Southeast Asia and were introduced to the rest of the world by sailors and traders. (...) High-yielding commercial breeds of chickens have been developed in recent decades to meet growing global demand for animal-source foods. (...) Did you know? In 2017, the global chicken population was over 22 billion birds. Approximately 56 percent of these were in Asia.
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Score: 1145908.6 - https://www.fao.org/poultry-pr...n/poultry-species/chickens/ru/
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Chickens | Gateway to poultry production and products | منظمة الأغذية والزراعة للأمم المتحدة FAO.org العربية english français Español Gateway to poultry production and products Production Products and processing Socio-economic aspects Resources Events Poultry species Chickens Ducks Other poultry Production systems Nutrition and feeding Breeding Management and housing Animal health Animal welfare Chickens Domestic chickens appeared more than 8 000 years ago in Southeast Asia and were introduced to the rest of the world by sailors and traders. (...) High-yielding commercial breeds of chickens have been developed in recent decades to meet growing global demand for animal-source foods. (...) Did you know? In 2017, the global chicken population was over 22 billion birds. Approximately 56 percent of these were in Asia.
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Score: 1145908.6 - https://www.fao.org/poultry-pr...n/poultry-species/chickens/ar/
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Daw Taung Sein described her plans for generating income from the chickens funded by the French Government. "I will take care of the chickens and rear them for income generation," she said."First I will try to breed more chickens and then I will sell them in the local market. I could get 10 000 kyat (around USD 7.70) for a large chicken. "From the money I receive for the FAO chickens and other chickens I breed from them, I could purchase enough paddy seed to replant my two acres (0.8 hectares) during next year's monsoon season.That would produce enough rice to feed my household for six months."
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Score: 1143821.6 - https://www.fao.org/myanmar/pr...ess-stories/rural-families/en/
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Africa and Asia lead in guinea fowl and geese. Chickens, ducks, guinea fowl, geese and turkeys can be found in all types of poultry systems, both large and small. (...) Did you know? In 2019, chickens accounted for some 93 percent of the world’s poultry population, followed by ducks (4 percent), and turkeys (2 percent).  (...) The rest comes from other poultry species. Chickens provide 93 percent of world egg production.
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Score: 1142386.4 - https://www.fao.org/poultry-pr...production/poultry-species/en/
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