National Poultry Day is celebrated on March 19th of every year. Many people love the food items made of feathered creatures. People prefer eating boiled eggs, bread omelette or sandwich and order for a chicken or turkey meat to finish off the day’s menu. Imagine how you will chicken sandwich will taste like without your favourite egg? Thus in some way or other, the domesticated fowl’s meat and eggs we consume today are from the poultry. Without these poultries, all our celebration from Thanksgiving to Christmas and other celebrations wouldn’t be a great success. So why not a special Day for the Poultry that provides you eggs and meat? National Poultry Day is a just for the poultry and all those food items it provides us year long.
“The meat and poultry industries are outstanding industries, and it’s going to be a very natural fit for me.” – Mike Johanns
History of National Poultry Day
The National Poultry Day’s history, origin, and the first observance are unknown. The person or the organization who has come up with such an idea for the Poultry is also anonymous. However, this celebration intends to recognize all the meat and eggs obtained from the poultry. Poultry is the place in which humans raise all the domesticated birds for their eggs, meat or feathers. So with this celebration, this whole range of meat and eggs obtained from the domestic feathered creatures are acknowledged. The domestic fowls include chicken, turkey, ducks, geese, quail and pheasant. Poultry is produced in great numbers with the chickens being the most numerous.
Poultries is the second most widely eaten meat type globally along with its eggs. These fowls are found to have a low proportion of fats, and cholesterol when compared with other meats. Thus consumption of poultry meat is better for your health as it provides nutritionally beneficial food with high-quality protein. The word ‘poultry’ has come from the French or Norman word called poule that has derived itself from the Latin word called pullus, which means young fowl or chicken. The term ‘fowl’ is often used in synonymously with the domesticated chicken, or with poultry or bird.
Other Celebrations on March 19
March 19 is also celebrated as
- International Read To Me Day
- National Chocolate Caramel Day
- National Deskfast Day
- International Clients Day
- World Sleep Day
How to Celebrate National Poultry Day
Celebrating the National Poultry Day is quite simple. You can enjoy all your favourite poultry dish the whole day. Start it with an egg sandwich, have a chicken starter for your lunch with chicken or turkey foods and wind up your dinner with some fried chicken. You can take some time to prepare any poultry dish at your home for you and your family to enjoy the homemade delicious poultry recipes. So you can roast, bake, fry, grill, sauté, steam them to serve all the variants hot. If possible, take a visit to the nearest poultry to look at the things happening there. Use the hashtag #PoultryDay to share your views about this celebration on the social media.
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