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November 28, 2022

Wanted: Auditors for Inventory Count Who Won’t Get Queasy at the Sight of a Few Dead Chickens

Did I say a few?

The Alabama Poultry and Egg Association estimated that five million chickens probably died in the tornadoes, which slammed the northern part of the state, where the industry is centered.

Not to worry though, you’ll still be able to get your McNugget™ fix:

That alone isn’t enough to disrupt chicken supplies nationally. The state usually produces about 21.5 million chickens in a week. The U.S. produces roughly nine billion chickens annually.

Storms Destroy Hundreds of Poultry Houses [WSJ via JDA]

Did I say a few?

The Alabama Poultry and Egg Association estimated that five million chickens probably died in the tornadoes, which slammed the northern part of the state, where the industry is centered.

Not to worry though, you’ll still be able to get your McNugget™ fix:

That alone isn’t enough to disrupt chicken supplies nationally. The state usually produces about 21.5 million chickens in a week. The U.S. produces roughly nine billion chickens annually.

Storms Destroy Hundreds of Poultry Houses [WSJ via JDA]

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