SCHECKSVILLE, P.A., (CBS) — The Pennsylvania SPCA announced on Friday that 40 live animals were removed from a property in Schnecksville in Lehigh County.
Officials say that in addition to the live animals, 30 deceased birds were removed from the home as well. The SPCA says that the animals allegedly did not have access to food or water.
32 chickens, four quails, three cats and a rabbit were taken from the property, in addition to 30 deceased chickens.
The PSPCA was notified of the animals by concerned neighbors.
The rescued animals were brought to the PSPCA’s Philadelphia headquarters. There, they will be examined by veterinarians.
This marks the second large scale animal removal for the PSPCA is less than a week. On March 19, 17 animals (15 dogs and two cats) were taken from a property in Philadelphia’s Holmesburg section.