USA: Disposal of hens after Cypress Foods bankruptcy complete
The culling of nearly half a million chickens left without enough food following the bankruptcy of a Florida egg company is now complete, according to a statement by Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin. Approximately 1.2 million hens at nine southeast Georgia farms were left with little or no food after Cypress Foods was declared bankrupt. Under an agreement between producers and the company, it had supplied feed for the birds, the cost of which could be thousands of dollars per week depending on the size of the operation.
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