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Can feeding chickens five-star scraps produce a tastier bird?




Backyard chickens can be a great hobby. They can also spread disease.
Backyard chickens can be a great hobby. They can also spread disease.
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A new phenomenon called Green Circle chicken is catching on in the U.S.

So what is a Green Circle chicken? They are heritage breed, woodland-raised chickens, but they are not fed on sheep's milk and hazelnut. Instead they get five-star food scraps from some of the most acclaimed restaurants in Manhattan.

Jeff Gordinier, who wrote about this for the New York Times, joins the show with more.