MILLINGTON — A Millington farmer lost an entire flock of chickens in a two-alarm fire Friday night, Jan. 11. Clyde Ellingsworth discovered the fire in his chicken house on his farm at 218 Legion Road,
Biosecurity refers to procedures used to prevent the introduction and spread of disease-causing organisms in poultry flocks. Because of the concentration in size and location of poultry flocks in current commercial production operations and the
No poultry farm is immune to an avian influenza outbreak, therefore, having a plan to deal with such a situation is crucial, explained Dr. Charles Hatcher, state veterinarian with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture at the 2017 Live Production and
About 400 people at Wayne Farms Enterprise plant on County Road 114 were evacuated to safety Friday morning when a fire broke out in the plant’s electrical room. No injuries were reported from the fire.
When firefighters arrived Tuesday morning to an eastern Iredell farm, they found a large chicken house engulfed in flames. By then, it was already too late for the estimated 11,000 chickens inside. “When we arrived
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