The case of the missing 30,000 chicks

The case of the missing 30,000 chicks
Apr 21, 2023

Baby chicks valued at $42,000 were stolen from a South Huron farm.

By Andrew Joseph,; Image via

Last seen on Wednesday afternoon, 30,000 baby chicks were stolen from a southwestern Ontario farm.

Valued at $1.40 each for a total of $42,000, it is suspected the 15-day-old chicks were stolen after 3:30PM Wednesday but before 2:20AM on Thursday.

The Huron County farmer told the OPP that the chicks were stolen from his property on Line 17, South Huron.

No further details on the crime have been released.

Investigators are appealing to the public for any information, contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122, 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave a web tip at

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