Virginia egg farm damaged in recent storm
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Green Valley Poultry Farm suffered damages to its facility in Washington County, Virginia, after a recent storm swept through the area.
The farm houses about 200,000 hens. None of those birds were lost in the storm, but many eggs were broken during the storm. Also, one building that is used for transporting the eggs from a layer house to the processing plant was badly damaged.
The damaged building has already been removed and the ground is being prepared to construct a replacement building, farm manager Jim Fogelman told SWVA Today.
Green Valley Poultry Farm produces 19.5 million dozen shell eggs per year, according to the website of Dutt & Wagner of Virginia, Green Valley’s sister company.
Poultry farm suffers heavy damage during storm
ABINGDON, Va. – Days after strong winds and heavy rainfall whipped through the region, cleanup efforts continued across Washington County, including at Green Valley Poultry Farm.