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Georgia Poultry Lab Looking At Fall Opening


By: Jeff Gill, Gainesville Times
7/22/2014 1:20:31 PM


The new Georgia Poultry Laboratory Network headquarters in North Hall County now appears headed for completion in mid-fall.

Construction and weather issues have delayed work on the 38,000-square-foot building, which had been set to finish this month, officials said during a tour of the lab Monday.

Walls and ceilings are up, and "we're really close to getting the (finished) floor," Executive Director Louise Dufour-Zavala said.

Lab officials said they aren't in a particular hurry to move, even though the new building will be far superior to the 50-year-old one off Oakwood Road in Oakwood.

GPLN provides services including disease monitoring and testing, chick quality assurance and hatchery inspections.


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