Authorities said they found many dead animals last winter in Isabella County’s Rolland Township, including a mule, cows, 25 sheep and 20 chickens.
More searches are planned Friday for the animals.
Police say Martha Hochstetler was helping use an elevator to move hay bales to an upper part of a barn when the accident happened.
The melting created a stream of manure that flowed over a road and into ditches and neighboring properties.
A 4-year-old boy has died after apparently falling into a tank used to collect animal waste at a Michigan dairy farm, and a special review team is being appointed to prevent similar accidents, authorities said.
Michigan Humane Society cruelty investigators say no humans were involved in the killing of more than a dozen animals at an urban farm operated by students at a Detroit alternative high school.
The school’s principal said it looked as if “some crazy person had gone crazy on the animals.”
What I would give to be a chicken right now, well the chicken that is staring in this farm video with Kate Upton.
A second man has been charged in the weekend break-in of an Oceana County barn and theft and slayings of pigs.
Authorities say a fire destroyed a 150-year-old wooden barn on a family farm near Ann Arbor, killing about 300 animals.