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on April 24, 2020

Fire causes loss of 280,000 Gemperle Farms hens

Barn in Stanislaus County, California, destroyed by fire on April 23

A barn housing hens for Gemperle Farms was destroyed by a fire on April 23 in Stanislaus County, California.

An estimated 280,000 hens died in the fire, a spokesperson for Gemperle Farms told the Turlock Journal.

The fire was reported around 12:59 p.m.

“The building was completely involved when…

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