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Animal Activists Protest Event that “Makes Fun” of Chicken Deaths

Animal Activists Protest Event that “Makes Fun” of Chicken Deaths

SEOUL, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Animal activists who on Sunday crashed the venue of an ongoing “chicken certification event” held by Woowa Brothers, operators of a delivery service app, held a demonstration in front of the company’s head office in Songpa-gu, Seoul, yesterday, pressing the company to stop “making fun of the deaths of [...]

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 [...]

Unmanned Chicken Farms in the Works

Unmanned Chicken Farms in the Works

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Innotek unveiled plans yesterday to develop AI smart farm technology that would make unmanned poultry farms possible. A joint venture with the National Institute of Animal Science, the new project will utilize big data on poultry as well as innovations such as deep learning and high-tech camera sensors. [...]

Korean Fried Chicken High in Sodium, Researchers Say

Korean Fried Chicken High in Sodium, Researchers Say

SEOUL, July 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean fried chicken franchises are widely beloved. Fried chicken has become the most celebrated night time snack for Koreans, and chicken franchises have a wide range of offerings, from simple ‘original’ fried chicken to recipes as sophisticated as ‘Oak Tree-Smoked Chicken’.  However, a recent study conducted by the Korean [...]