Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller told Reuters that baby chicks are freezing to death because there is not enough natural gas to heat hatcheries. He said dairy operations are dumping $8 million worth of milk down the drains daily because milk processing plants are without power. Grain mills across the state cannot manufacture animal feed without power either, Miller said.
Thursday, February 18, 2021
TEXAS RANCHERS SCRAMBLE TO KEEP ANIMALS ALIVE IN UNUSUAL COLD