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The Fourth Time

I always knew I wanted to own a restaurant.  Ever since I was a kid.  I would host dinner parties for my toys, and at the age of twelve my mother finally broke down and let me take charge of the holiday feasts.  292 more words

What Does the Bird Flu Mean for Vermont?


Since it was first detected in December 2014, the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has hit the US egg industry with tremendous force. In just over 6 months, HPAI has infected and killed 48 million birds in 15 states.  695 more words

Poultry Growers Prepared For The Worst Strain Of Avian Flu

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Poultry growers are preparing for the worst, as a lethal strain of Avian flu is expected to make it to Maryland this fall. 358 more words


Egg prices have doubled in the last year. Here’s why

Click to enlargeEgg farmer looking for a subsidy – See any chickens?

If you look at a graph of the price of eggs, it usually resembles the flight path of a chicken: It bounces up a little bit, then flutters back to earth.

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US egg prices are at their highest in more than 30 years

The US egg crisis of 2015 keeps setting records.

The price of a dozen large eggs rose another 14.5% last month, to $2.94. Adjusting for inflation, egg prices haven’t been this high in the US since February 1984, meaning at least 42% of the country has  220 more words

Eggs-tra! Eggs-tra! Read all about it!

Eggs are few. Prices are high. Emmanuel College students are hungry.

If you have not heard, there’s an egg shortage due to massive outbreaks of avian influenza, and it’s… 375 more words

The Chickens Have Flown the Coop at Emmanuel College

…Or at least the eggs have. Since the start of this semester, eggs have been somewhat of a rare commodity in the Yawkey Student Dining Room.  354 more words