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300,000 hens killed in Michigan fire

Dozens of farm employees avoided injury.

January 9, 2020
By CNN International

About 300,000 hens were killed by a fire at a poultry farm in southwestern Michigan, CNN affiliate WWMT reported.

Multiple fire departments responded Friday to the barn fire at the Konos Inc. egg farm, a distributor of Vande Bunte Eggs, in Otsego Township, Michigan, the station said.
The barn was destroyed but about 50 farm employees were uninjured by the blaze, said Brian Burch, a spokesman for Konos Inc.
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