Microkhan by Brendan I. Koerner

Entries Tagged as 'poultry'

Defective Combs

November 16th, 2012 · No Comments

Parent-teacher conference plus Wired deadline make today too hairy to Microkhan. See you back here on Monday, by which time I expect each and every one of you to have completed all 341 pages of The Mating and Breeding of Poultry. There will be a quiz.

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The Tech of Why You’re Fat

December 9th, 2009 · 8 Comments

The graph above shows the roughly quarter-century trend in America’s per-capita fat consumption. To our great non-surprise, we’ve became rather fond of gorging on foodstuffs that we know to be deleterious to our waistlines, though we’re heartened to see that we’ve recently pulled back somewhat from the Popeyes-related brink. Perhaps this trend has less to […]

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The Lakers of Poultry Judging

August 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

We’re in the midst of working on a Wired piece about agricultural science, so you can expect Microkhan to dish up a plethora of farm-related factoids in the coming weeks. We’ll start today by highlighting a world us big city types know embarrassingly little about: the collegiate poultry judging circuit. Our journey began as we […]

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