Man Charged in Connection With Deaths of 70,000 Chickens

August 28, 2012 Updated Aug 28, 2012 at 5:10 PM EDT

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Man Charged in Connection With Deaths of 70,000 Chickens

August 28, 2012 Updated Aug 28, 2012 at 5:10 PM EDT

The death of approximately 70,000 chickens over the weekend has resulted in criminal charges being filed against a Maryland man.

According to the Salisbury (Md.) Daily Times, a 21-year-old man is facing multiple charges for allegedly cutting the power to three chicken houses. The value of the chickens is estimated at $20,000, according to The Daily Times report.

Read The Daily Times story HERE.