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How much chicken do people eat in New Zealand?

How much chicken do people eat in New Zealand?

Chicken is an extremely popular meat – often the first choice for New Zealand consumers. Between us, we eat around 37.5kg of chicken every year – that’s around 20 chickens per person, per year.

What kind of animal is a chicken called?

For the culinary use of chickens, see Chicken as food. For other uses, see Chicken (disambiguation) and Chooks (disambiguation). The chicken ( Gallus gallus domesticus) is a type of domesticated fowl, a subspecies of the red junglefowl ( Gallus gallus ).

What do you call a chicken in Kenya?

Indigenous chicken are the most abundant livestock in many rural and peri-urban households in Kenya. These chickens are also referred to as rural, village, backyard, scavenging, traditional or family chickens, and have various names in local languages.

What kind of bird is a domestic chicken?

The chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) is a type of domesticated fowl, a subspecies of the red junglefowl (Gallus gallus).

Chicken is an extremely popular meat – often the first choice for New Zealand consumers. Between us, we eat around 37.5kg of chicken every year – that’s around 20 chickens per person, per year.

What kind of chickens are raised in New Zealand?

All New Zealand meat poultry is raised in barns or free-range. There are no cages and birds do not contain any hormones. The two types of meat chickens raised are Ross and Cobb. Turkey is a lean, healthy meat and the main breed of commercial turkey raised here is the British United Turkey, bred for fast growth and good body formation.

Is there a poultry industry in New Zealand?

New Zealand has a thriving poultry industry and includes chicken, duck and turkey. Chicken is New Zealand’s favourite meat – in 2014 New Zealanders tucked into the equivalent of 20 chickens each. All New Zealand meat poultry is raised in barns or free-range. There are no cages and birds do not contain any hormones.

What kind of meat does New Zealand eat?

New Zealand has a thriving poultry industry and includes chicken, duck and turkey. Chicken is New Zealand’s favourite meat – in 2014 New Zealanders tucked into the equivalent of 20 chickens each. All New Zealand meat poultry is raised in barns or free-range.