Marijuana worth roughly $12M seized from chicken farm, Georgia authorities say

Authorities in Georgia on Wednesday said they’d found roughly $12 million worth of marijuana on an abandoned chicken farm.

Deputies from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office had gone to a farm earlier in July, the department said on Facebook, and what they discovered prompted them to request a search warrant. Authorities described finding “a ‘large scale’ marijuana grow” at the site.

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Authorities said they seized roughly 3,500 plants and 250 pounds "of finished product,” believed to be worth around $12 million.

The sheriff’s office shared photos from the seizure, showing several rows of plant containers and officials at the scene.

Authorities are still investigating the find and said arrests are pending.