Large Michigan Dairy Farm Destroyed by Tornado

Large Michigan Dairy Farm Destroyed by Tornado

De Vor Dairy, a 3,500-cow dairy farm near Decker in northeast Michigan was destroyed by a tornado at 11 a.m. Eastern time today. No people were injured.

About 40 cows died in the storm. Neighbors were working frantically to pick up, house and milk the surviving animals. “By 1 o’clock, we had cows going out to neighbors,” says John Shepherd, a Devor Dairy employee.

Two new barns were destroyed, and the windows of the milking parlor were blown out.

Read of the destruction here from the Michigan Times Herald

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