Future of Poultry During the Coronavirus Pandemic (Part 2)

May 1, 2020

Credit elizabeth prata / creative commons

With the expected slaughter of 2 million chickens on Delmarva due to staffing shortages at the poultry processing plants resulting from the coronavirus the prospects for chicken growers is uncertain. Virgil Shockley, a Worcester County farmer and chicken grower, says if the current pandemic continues it could spell serious financial trouble for region and the state.