News and analysis for the global poultry industry.
Industry News & Trends / Worker Safety / Hens / Egg Production / Cage-Free Laying Systems / North America
on March 22, 2021

Recap: US egg industry barn fires

In 2021 and 2020 WATTPoultry has reported 7 laying hen barn fires and the death of over a million birds

Barn fires continue to be a problem for the U.S. egg laying industry. Seven fires were reported in the egg industry by WATTPoultry since January 3, 2020. Five of the seven fires accounted for an estimated loss of 1.4 million hens. Here is a look back at the fires reported…

To view the full article, please register or login.