State, Poultry Industry Take Precautions Against Bird FluAgriculture officials and poultry farmers in Maryland are taking extra precautions against bird flu after outbreaks devastated flocks in other states.
Chicken Festival Could Continue With New SponsorThe Salisbury Chamber of Commerce might step in to salvage the decades-old Delmarva Chicken Festival.
Delmarva Chicken Festival To End After 65 YearsThe Delmarva Chicken Festival, an annual tradition to promote the region's poultry industry, will hold its final event this summer.
Officials Celebrate Delmarva Poultry IndustryMembers of Delaware's congressional delegation are joining in an annual celebration of the Delmarva region's poultry industry.
More Backyard Chicken Coops May Come To Roost In Baltimore County A lot of people grow their own fruits and vegetables. Now add chicken, or at least their own eggs, to the menu. It's a growing trend and soon may be coming home to roost in Baltimore County.
Perdue, Farm Can't Recoup Pollution Suit FeesA federal judge has ruled that Perdue Farms and an Eastern Shore contract grower will not be able to recoup $3 million in legal fees after successfully defending themselves against a poultry pollution suit.
Perdue, Grower Seek Attorney Fees For Failed SuitPerdue Farms and an Eastern Shore contract grower who successfully defended a poultry pollution suit should be awarded attorney fees to discourage similar suits in the future, attorneys said in filings Thursday.
Environmental Group Won't Appeal Poultry Pollution CaseA New York-based environmental group that sued Perdue Farms and an Eastern Shore contract grower said Wednesday it won't appeal a federal judge's ruling in an alleged poultry pollution case.
Md. Family Still Feeling Impact From Poultry Suit For three long years, farmer Alan Hudson and his wife were the defendants in the pollution lawsuit filed by the Waterkeeper Alliance. Hudson, who works his 100-year-old family farm in Berlin, said the impact on his family has been enormous and long-lasting.
Md. Ban On Arsenic In Chicken Feed Takes EffectMaryland has become the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed.
Testimony Ends In Closely Watched Md. Poultry SuitTestimony has ended in Baltimore in a closely watched environmental lawsuit against an Eastern Shore chicken grower and poultry giant Perdue Farms Inc.
Poultry Pollution Case Heats UpThe two sides in a Maryland poultry pollution law suit are now battling over whether a federal judge should visit an Eastern Shore farm at the center of the dispute.

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