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  Answers to FAQs
The breed of chickens that a producer selects for his flock depends upon the purpose for which the chickens are intended.
The female chicken lays eggs whether roosters are or are not present in the flock.
Chickens are fairly resistant to the disease but turkeys, peafowl and quail are very susceptible to infection.
www.msstate.edu /dept/poultry/faq-ans.htm   (10498 words)

  
  Asia Times: Sexing chickens - say again? - still a Japanese fraternity
In fact, a full 90 percent of Brazil's chicken sexers are of Japanese origin, said the president of the national association of chicken sexers, Tacaaqui Mifune.
Chicken sexers work on a freelance basis, are hired for short stints, have no paid vacations, and are not entitled to pensions or other benefits enjoyed by those in steady jobs, he pointed out.
Japanese-Brazilian chicken sexers are the best in the world, said Mifune, who pointed out that they not only held the world record, but that Brazil had the largest number of top-quality chicken sexers of any country.
www.atimes.com /japan-econ/CA27Dh02.html   (1049 words)

  
  Chicken
Chicken, together with dogs and pigs, were the domestic animals of the Lapita culture, the first Neolithic culture of Oceania.
Male chickens, known as cockerels (if younger than one year old) or roosters, are common symbols of masculinity, and their natural inclination to fight has been exploited in staged cockfights, sometimes with a metal spike added to or replacing the natural spurs.
Chicken Run (2000) animated movie, is the humorous story of a band of chickens who seek escape from their coop before their evil owners make them all into chicken pies.
publicliterature.org /en/wikipedia/c/ch/chicken.html   (1135 words)

  
 Chicken sexer
Chicken sexing is practised mostly by large commercial hatcheries, who have two different feeding programmes, one for the females who are destined to lay eggss for commercial sale, and the others for the males, most of whom will be fattened up for sale as meat.
Most chickens do not have these traits bred into them, and the hatchlings are identical to all but the skilled eye of the professional chicken sexer.
Small poultry farmers whose operations are not of sufficient size to warrant the hiring of a chicken sexer must wait until the hatchlings are four to six weeks old before learning the sexes of their chickens.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/c/ch/chicken_sexer.html   (521 words)

  
 Chicken Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Because of flight risk, chickens raised in open-air pens generally have one of their wings clipped by the breeder — the tips of the longest feathers on one of the wings are cut, resulting in unbalanced flight which the bird cannot sustain for more than a few meters (more on wing clipping).
Chickens generally live five to eleven years depending on the breed [2]; chickens raised for meat are slaughtered prior to sexual maturity (six weeks), and thus many of the aggressive behaviors seen in adult chickens (fighting, cannibalism) are seldom seen in for-meat chickens.
A chicken is tethered by the leg and kept present at the ceremony for the duration to ensure that any evil spirits present during the ceremony go into the chicken and not the family members present.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /topic/Chicken.html   (6541 words)

  
 Chicken sexer - Definition, explanation
Chicken sexing is practised mostly by large commercial hatcheries, who have two different feeding programmes, one for the females who are destined to lay eggss for commercial sale, and the others for the males, most of whom will be fattened up for sale as meat.
Most chickens do not have these traits bred into them, and the hatchlings are identical to all but the skilled eye of the professional chicken sexer.
Small poultry farmers whose operations are not of sufficient size to warrant hiring a chicken sexer must wait until the hatchlings are four to six weeks old before learning the sexes of their chickens.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/c/ch/chicken_sexer.php   (541 words)

  
 Sex Chickens for a Living and Other Fowl Things I Never Wanted to Know - Associated Content
Simply defined, a chicken sexer is someone who identifies the sex of hatchling chicks.
A chicken sexer will distinguish the boys from the girls and make sure the hatchling chicks are sent to the proper nourishment program that feeds their destiny.
On the farms where chickens are not specially bred for easy identification, chicken sexers must actually pick up each individual chick, turn it to the "business end", and manually squeeze some chicken poop out of the chick.
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 ENN: Environmental News Network   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As bird flu rippled across parts of the globe, the 47-year-old Dutch businessman has carved an airport-hopping career as one of the world's few experts on killing and handling chickens, ducks and other birds that harbour the deadly H5N1 virus.
Since then he has devised several devices to kill poultry, including the AED-100, which can electrocute and mince 10,000 chickens in an hour, gassing tanks, and a biodegradable sack that farmers can use to poison and disinfect dozens of birds.
Kiezebrink said he feels relatively assured about China's regimented response to the disease, and he is much more fearful of a major outbreak in Indonesia or Vietnam setting in chain a human pandemic.
www.enn.com /today_PF.html?id=9267   (664 words)

  
 Chicken sexer Resource Center - Chicken sexer
The chicken sexer puts the chicken hatchlings on the appropriate track early, enabling those chickens to receive optimal nourishment for their likely commercial role from an early age.
The sexual organs of birds are located within the body; the professional vent sexer has studied their external appearance, which can fall into as many as fifteen basic patterns, and learned to identify which ones are male and which female.
In the 1950s, several machines Chicken sexer were invented that illuminated and magnified the cloacas of newborn chicks, and chicks could be sexed by inspecting them with this machine.
www.taxgloss.com /Tax-Professions_Bi_-_Cl-/Chicken_sexer.html   (523 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Chicken sexer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chicken sexing is practised mostly by large commercial hatcheries, who have two different feeding programmes, one for the females who are destined to lay eggs for commercial sale, and the others for the males, most of whom will be fattened up for sale as meat.
Male chicken, known as cockerels (if younger than one year old) or roosters, are common symbols of masculinity, and their natural inclination to fight has been exploited in staged cockfights, sometimes with a metal spike added to or replacing the natural spurs.
In 161 BC a law was in Rome passed that forbade the consumption of fattened chicken.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Chicken-sexer   (1129 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chicken sexing is the method of distinguishing the sex of chicken hatchlings, usually by a trained person called a chicken sexer or chick sexer.
Chicken sexing is practised mostly by large commercial hatcheries, who have two different feeding programmes, one for the females (or hens) who are destined to lay eggs for commercial sale, and the others for the males (or roosters), most of whom will be fattened up for slaughter as meat.
Vent sexing involves literally squeezing the feces out of the chick, which opens up the rectum (more properly, the cloaca) slightly, allowing the chicken sexer to see if the chick has a small "bump", which would indicate that the chick is a male.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Chicken_sexer   (623 words)

  
 Chicken - Gurupedia
A chicken is a type of domesticated bird which is usually raised as a type of poultry.
In 161 BC a law was passed in Rome that forbade the consumption of fattened chickens.
Chicken are prone to avian influenza, also known as bird flu, which can, in rare cases, cross over to humans.
www.gurupedia.com /c/ch/chicken.htm   (949 words)

  
 News of the Dead   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Valparaiso, Indiana — A 32-year-old man was convicted of killing a chicken while having sex with it.
In an act worthy of a true psychopath, he had stolen the chicken from a local farm, and after it was dead he returned the corpse to a wooded area near the farm.
A more rational chicken sexer would simply have disposed of the body in a dumpster.
www.goodbyemag.com /oct02/news.html   (363 words)

  
 chicken sexer - Information from Reference.com
A chicken sexer sorts through baby chicks to determine if they are male or female,
Olly's Onions: Chicken sexer shocked at cruel deception of...
on which the chicken sexer relies, of course; he is simply unaware of what.
www.reference.com /search?q=chicken%20sexer&db=web   (283 words)

  
 article15
He works in rural central Japan, as a member of a group of 10 sexers started by one of the founders.
Goto became a sexer after seeing an ad in a magazine when he was 16.
Even the slow sexers sort flawlessly by feather at close to twice the vent rate.
www.newenglandbantamclub.homestead.com /article15.html   (901 words)

  
 Mutantfrog Travelogue » Blog Archive » Another obscure art pioneered in Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While that is 28 seconds longer than the record set by a legendary sexer more than three decades ago, it’s still moving at a clip of 1,682 chicks an hour.
Their talent likes in being able to distinguish the smaller vent muscles of the females from the larger ones of the males-no simple task because the musculature comes in many confusing variations.
Discipline, intuition and years of training are the hallmarks of a great sexer, they say, and history has borne them out.
www.mutantfrog.com /2005/12/18/another-obscure-art-pioneered-in-japan/trackback   (1955 words)

  
 Chicken Sexer from Swoopon.co.uk.
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PS a chicken sexer is someone who sorts baby chickens into males and females and....
Cyril Bonkers is a chicken sexer and part time firefighter.
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 Sexing chicken   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 Animal Planet :: Chicks Sexed
Dressed in a sparkling white blouse and with a mask placed over his mouth, the sexer worked swiftly but gently under a 200-watt lamp, picking up each bird between two fingers to examine the chicken's cloaca, the tiny external opening for the digestive, urinary and reproductive tract.
The birds first are gently squeezed to get rid of "the droppings from the first digestion" enabling the sexer to determine the presence of a degenerate penis found in all males as well as 15 percent of females.
As with wines and cheeses, the label guarantees a chicken's quality, and only birds from the Bresse breed that were raised in a 4,000-square kilometer (1,550-square mile) area of the Ain, Saone-et-Loire and Jura departments can wear the metal tag that is a certificate of their origin.
animal.discovery.com /news/afp/20030728/chicks.html   (542 words)

  
 30 Helpings Of Chicken And Rice
Only about one chicken out of ten has any detectable salmonella on it, and it's a very low level, according to USDA stats.
More than half of all chicken orders in restaurants are for fried chicken.
Gainesville, Georgia is the chicken capital of the world; It's against the law to eat chicken with a fork there!
www.useless-knowledge.com /columnists/patjacobs/article19.html   (567 words)

  
 Chicken sexer - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
The skill is complex, and the skill of chicken sexing has been likened to skill at playing chess and other crafts or games where pattern recognition is the key to success.
In the 1950s, several machines were invented that illuminated and magnified the cloacas of newborn chicks, and chicks could be sexed by inspecting them with this machine.
At that time their secondary sex characteristics begin to appear, so anybody can sex a chicken.
www.music.us /education/C/Chicken-sexer.htm   (754 words)

  
 SEXER DEL POLLO   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Un sexer del pollo è una persona che è stata addestrata specialmente per determinare il sesso dei hatchlings del pollo.
Il sexer del pollo mette presto i hatchlings del pollo sulla pista adatta, permettendo a quei polli di ricevere l'alimentazione ottimale per il loro ruolo commerciale probabile da un'età giovane.
I piccoli coltivatori del pollame di cui i funzionamenti non sono del formato sufficiente per garantire assumere di un sexer del pollo devono attendere fino a che i hatchlings non siano vecchi quattro - sei settimane prima di imparare i sessi dei loro polli.
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 ESAF : Services
Breeders and farmers need to know the sex of the newly hatched chicken to match their sex to their expected destination (reproducers, broilers, etc.).
Cloaca sexing relies on flipping over the chick to examine its underside, exposing the cloaca which is the vent where both the anus and genital organs are located.
The sexer must distinguish the smaller vent muscles of the female from the larger male ones.
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 Hall benefits from strong business ties with Japanese firms - gainesvilletimes.com
Good chicken farming meant that the male and female chicks had to be separated early in life.
The Japanese chicken sexer could look inside the chick's body at the vent and determine the sex by the muscle pattern.
It usually took years of practice to become a good chicken sexer because the muscles fall into as many as 15 different patterns.
www.gainesvilletimes.com /news/stories/20041012/opinion/42718.shtml   (489 words)

  
 Chicken sexing
The art of vent or cloacal sexing of day-old chickens is difficult to master without instructions from an experienced sexer.
Sexing these chickens can be quite difficult but with regular practice the sexer will eventually learn to identify the differences.
As a few large companies control the chicken breeding and hatching industry around the world, greater numbers of geneticists and technicians are being employed in research and development.
www.dpi.qld.gov.au /cps/rde/xchg/dpi/hs.xsl/27_2712_ENA_Print.htm   (1199 words)

  
 Horsey
Expert chick sexers are able to quickly and reliably determine the sex of day-old chicks on the basis of very subtle perceptual cues.
The question is, why is it so difficult to acquire skills such as chicken sexing, when we automatically acquire the ability to categorize other objects.
In cases such as chicken sexing, where we do not automatically develop categorization abilities, our inbuilt attention directors do not cause us to attend to diagnostic cues, and out attention therefore has to be drawn to these cues in another way, such as through training.
www.phon.ucl.ac.uk /home/PUB/WPL/02papers/abstracts/horsey.html   (288 words)

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