A farm feeding chickens with marijuana instead of antibiotics is fetching higher prices from consumers seeking organic poultry, researchers say


A worker prepares chicken meat for sell at Khlong Toei market in Bangkok. The Department of Livestock Development is keeping a close watch on the spread of the H5N6 avian influenza after the World Health Organization has warned of a possible outbreak following recent infection cases in China.

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  • A farm in Thailand has started feeding its chickens with cannabis instead of antibiotics.

  • Researchers from Chiang Mai University say the experiment is showing positive signs.

  • The chickens are fetching double the usual price from consumers looking for organic poultry.

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