Bahia loses 170,000 chickens a day with truckers strike

Bahia loses 170,000 chickens a day with truckers strike

In Governador Mangabeira, a single farm lost more than 50,000 chickens died due to lack of food and had a loss of about $ 400,000

Buckets and even backhoes are used to remove dead animals from farmsDisclosure / ABAWith the truckers' strike, which reached the 9th day on Tuesday (28), about 170,000 chickens die each day in Bahia.The information is from Faeb (state Agriculture and Livestock Federation).In the city of Governador Mangabeira, about 140 kilometers from Salvador, a single farm lost more than 50,000 chickens died from lack of food and had a loss of about $ 400,000, according to data from ABA (Bahia Poultry Association).Read more news at R7 BABecause of truck blockages on federal and state highways across the country, farms in producing regions are depleted, without corn, sorghum and feedstock to feed the birds.Chicken deaths have already been recorded in farms in the municipalities of Conceição da Feira and Santo Antônio de Jesus.Buckets and even backhoes are used to remove dead animals from farms.According to the Bahia Poultry Association, the state today has 17 million birds...


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