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on October 13, 2016

Precautions reduced House of Raeford’s flood losses

Chickens from farms hit by Hurricane Floyd in 1999 were moved to empty farms at safer locations

House of Raeford Farms suffered at least partial flock losses at two contract farms to Hurricane Matthew floods, but preventative measures helped the company reduce its overall bird losses.

According to Dave Witter, House of Raeford Farms’ manager of corporate sustainability and communications, the company was able to move 200,000…

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