Huron County OPP said they are investigating the theft of approximately 30,000 chicks from a farm in South Huron, west of Stratford.
Huron OPP said they received a report last week that the 15-day-old baby chicks were stolen some time between 3:30 p.m. on April 19 and 2:20 a.m. on April 20.
The chicks are valued at $1.40 each which puts the size of the theft at about $42,000, police noted in a news release.
Huron OPP is seeking the public’s help in identifying the thieves.
Witnesses, or anyone with information regarding the incident, are being asked to call 1-888-310-1122 or 519-482-1677.