Skip to comments.Weld County farm fire that killed a half-million chickens ruled ‘accidental’
Posted on 05/12/2012 6:08:47 PM PDT by AmonAmarth
ROGGEN, Colo. Investigators say the cause of a fire that killed 500,000 chickens at a Weld County egg farm on April 30 was accidental, the Greeley Tribune is reporting.
Despite the official findings, the company that operates the farm continues to investigate the incident.
According to the Tribune, the Boulder Valley Poultry egg farm produced about 25 percent of the eggs sold in Colorado prior to the fire. The chickens killed in fire produced about 250,000 eggs per day, or about one-eighth of Colorados total egg production.
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An animal confinement “factory farm” would be an attractive target to the enviro-terrorists ALF and ELF.
They’d kill the chickens to make their point? That’s really sad.
But wouldnt that go against thier religion of not harming animals? Or would it be considered a sacrifice for the greater good?
Either way, end result: Nothing gained except raising the price of eggs for the masses...
I don’t want to eat anything from a farm that grows 500K chickens! Fresh farm eggs FTW!
So what WAS the determined cause of this accidental fire? Electrical? Welders torch? Mrs. O’Leary’s cow? What? How about a little more information? We always hear about fires, but never a follow up of origin and cause. Might be helpful for folks to know to maybe prevent similar fires in the future. I guess by the time they determine these things, unless there some juicy scandal connected to it, the fire is old news.
Watch for McDonalds to have a big sale on chicken nuggets.
In Minnesota the eco’s would raid a Mink ranch and let the dumb critters loose, only so the highway would end up wearing the fur.
My local grocery store is running a sale on chicken breast.
FRCKN $3.19 a pound!
Barbeque or Extra Crispy?
$1.79 lb here.
I feel bad these animals lost their short lives for no good reason. Look at all the benefits they gave to people that are lost, too.