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Nearly 200k chickens die after ‘suffocating’ during power cut

December 3rd, 2019

About 180,000 chickens on a farm that reportedly supplies Tegel chicken died of suffocation on the weekend after a power cut. The Ministry for Primary Industries director of compliance Gary Orr said a “large number” of chickens had died at the farm in Helensville, west Auckland.

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