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No More Stress for Pigs and Chickens

No More Stress for Pigs and Chickens

SEOUL, Jul. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — An unconventional section has made its way into the fresh meat category at Hyundai Department Store’s Mokdong branch. The new section only offers “ethical meat produced on healthy farms” certified for having guaranteed proper welfare for the animals. With an increasing number of South Koreans opting to exercise ethical [...]

Number of Chickens Raised in South Korea Hits an All-Time Record

Number of Chickens Raised in South Korea Hits an All-Time Record

SEJONG, Jul. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The total number of chickens currently being raised domestically has risen to an all-time high. According to a report released by Statistics Korea and the Korean Institute for Animal Products Quality Evaluation yesterday, the number of chickens currently being raised in the second quarter of the year (as of [...]

Thousands of Chickens Perished Instantly: One Poultry Farm’s Fight Against Scorching Heat

Thousands of Chickens Perished Instantly: One Poultry Farm’s Fight Against Scorching Heat

EUMSEONG, Jul. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — When a heat wave warning was issued for all of North Chungcheong Province on Tuesday afternoon, poultry farm owners in the region were naturally on high alert. At one poultry farm measuring 800 square meters in size situated in Maengdong-myeon in the province’s Eunseong-gun, over 17,000 chickens were seen [...]

Heat Wave Kills 420,000 Livestock Animals

Heat Wave Kills 420,000 Livestock Animals

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — With high temperatures sweeping the nation and sparking public safety warnings, an increasing number of livestock animals such as chicken and pigs continue to succumb to the scorching heat. According to the Korea Meteorological Administration yesterday, certain regions in the provinces of Gangwon, South Gyeongsang, Gyeonggi, Chungcheong, Jeolla and [...]

Ginseng Consumption Fosters Cognitive Abilities in Senior Citizens: Study

Ginseng Consumption Fosters Cognitive Abilities in Senior Citizens: Study

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A new study has found that people who consume ginseng on a regular basis have better cognitive abilities than those who do not. A medical research team at the Seoul National Unversity Bundang Hospital led by Prof. Kim Gi-ung revealed yesterday that the team had observed 6,422 senior citizens [...]