"Officials say about 50,000 chickens have been killed in a fire that swept through a barn at a northern New York poultry farm. Fire department officials in the Clinton County town of Chazy told local media that the blaze was reported around 11:30 a.m. Thursday in a barn at Giroux’s Poultry Farm, located about 10 miles south of the Canadian border. The flames spread quickly through the two-story structure, which had been built last summer. The farm’s owners says the 50,000 chickens killed in the fire were moved into the barn in January. The cause of the fire is under investigation."