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43,000 chickens die of heatstroke in Laguna poultry farm

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 11:39 AM October 08, 2020

Image: Courtesy of Cezon Vieron

MANILA, Philippines — An estimated 43,000 chickens died of heatstroke in a Nagcarlan, Laguna poultry farm following a power outage.

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Airconditioned na poultry sa Maravilla, Nagcarlan, Laguna mga alagang manok na heat stroke ng dahil sa pagkakaroon ng…

Jhazmine Jazy 發佈於 2020年10月6日 星期二

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Thousands of dead chickens can be seen in the photos and videos provided by Cezon Vieron and Jasmin Vieron Alibio from the poultry farm in Barangay Maravilla.

In a phone call interview with INQUIRER.net on Thursday, Alibio said chickens died because of a power outage that struck the air-conditioned poultry farm on Tuesday.

“Mga three to four hours po [nawalan ng kuryente],” Alibio said. “Nag-start po siya mga 11 a.m.-12 p.m. po.”

(The power was out for three to four hours. It started around 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.)

“Eh yung poultry farm po ay air-conditioned po siya. Di raw po kinaya ng generator nila,” Alibio added.

(The poultry farm is air-conditioned. The generator couldn’t provide enough power for the air conditioning.)

Alibio, who is also a vlogger, added that she got word of the dead chickens after seeing a man with one of the dead chickens.

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“Bumili po kasi ako ng ulam. Then merong lalaki na may dala ng manok,” she recalled. “Sabi niya ‘Pinamimigay yung manok doon kasi brownout, di kinaya.’  Kasi air-conditioned nga daw po yung [poultry farm].”

(I was out to buy food. Then one man had a chicken with him. He said “They are giving away the chickens there because it was hit by a brownout. It couldn’t handle the heat. Because the poultry farm was air-conditioned.)

/MUF
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