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Thousands of pigs die in Oklahoma wildfires at Smithfield Foods hog farm

Reuters Friday, 10 March 2017
(Reuters) - Wildfires devastated a Smithfield Foods Inc [SFII.UL] hog farm in Laverne, Oklahoma, killing an uncertain but potentially huge number of pigs, company and local officials said on Friday.
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On Friday, company and local officials have said that wildfires destroyed a Smithfield Foods hog farm in Laverne, Oklahoma, killing an uncertain, but large number of pigs. Luke Kanclerz, spokesman for the Oklahoma Forestry Services said "Several thousands were lost. Such a large area was impacted by...

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