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.