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Groups want moratorium on more Md. chicken houses (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — More than two dozen environmental groups want a moratorium on building new chicken houses on Maryland’s Eastern Shore until new regulations are fully in place in 2024. The groups have scheduled a teleconference call for Tuesday. The announcement ...

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19,000 birds killed in Md. chicken house fire (access required)

WILLARDS — Officials say 19,000 2-week-old chickens were killed in fire in a chicken house in Wicomico County. The State Fire Marshal’s office says the first was reported about 12:45 p.m. Wednesday in Willards. WBOC-TV reports that about 45 firefighters ...

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