Milford, Delaware - February 13, 2015: Forty-thousand six-week-old broiler chickens occupy one of the three chicken houses at the Charles Postels Farm in Milford, Del., Friday February 13, 2015. The following Wednesday they'll be sent to a processing plant.
Charles Postels raises broiler chickens for Perdue at his farm in Milford, Del. Five times a year for seven weeks he raises 120,000 chickens in his farm's three chicken houses. Each house holds 40,000 chickens.
Chickens are important to Delaware's economy. Officials are mad at South Africa for blocking their importation.
CREDIT: Matt Roth for The New York Times
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