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on January 31, 2023

100,000 hens lost in Hillandale Farms fire; cause unclear

The fire occurred at the egg producer’s Bozrah, Connecticut, operation.

A fire that broke out in a Hillandale Farms’ layer house killed approximately 100,000 laying hens on Saturday, January 28, 2023.

The fire was reported at approximately 1 p.m. and lasted several hours. The cause has not yet been determined. No firefighters or Hillandale employees were injured.

According to U.S.

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