Tornado levels pig farm

Saturday, May 24th 2008, 6:14 pm
By: News 9


LACEY, Okla. - A tornado destroyed a pig farm Saturday in north Kingfisher County.

At about 2:30 p.m., a tornado touched down and damaged all eight barns at the farm north of Lacey. Four of them were destroyed.

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Six employees were present at the Kansas-based Seaboard Pork farm. The employees were not injured and said only a few pigs were hurt by the tornado. Employees had not found any dead pigs as of Saturday evening.

Crews were beginning Saturday evening to clear the debris and move the pigs to another location.