Florence Flooding Kills 5,500 Pigs, 3.4 Million Chickens | Pork Business

PorkNetworkThe state department did not disclose which hogs farms had been flooded, or whether the animals were killed due to flooding or wind damage to hog structures. Additional assessments will be made Wednesday as flood waters allow. ( National Pork Board ) Livestock losses from Hurricane Florence flooding are increasing as recovery begins. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) reported 5,500 hogs and 3.4 million poultry have been lost by the state’s farmers from the storm. C

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