How 3.5 Million Oysters Are Harvested At This Virginia Farm Every Year | Big Business

14 Mar 2021
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Located on Virginia’s Mobjack Bay, this aquaculture farm is one of the largest on the East Coast. We went inside Ward Oyster Company to see how it harvests 3.5 million oysters every year - bringing them from algae tanks to your plate.
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How 3.5 Million Oysters Are Harvested At This Virginia Farm Every Year | Big Business

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  • Thanks for the info David Spade!

    Cameron EllisCameron Ellis4 hari yang lalu
  • Oyster babies are called spat.

    Brad JohnsonBrad Johnson7 hari yang lalu
  • Yea Virginians love their oysters. I know I've friend thousands of em smh

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  • ? $1.25 to $1.99 oyster, in San Francisco. SO, hardly $0.30....

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  • I don’t understand or see how their business is hurting because of the COVID pandemic. It is not like the oysters are dying or the competitors are gaining more of the market over them during these times. Every industry was shutdown so there’s no competition. At the meantime, the oysters,having a lifespan of 20 years , will continue to grow larger in size and abundance will be available when the pandemic is lifted.

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  • Wonderful vid,interesting these people work so hard to bring us beautiful fresh produce.

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  • Absolutely fascinating. I do hope they recover from the impact of COVID.

    Daryl GriffinDaryl Griffin16 hari yang lalu
  • I haven't had an oyster in 7 months, no restaurants get them right now here in Michigan. 😢

    Joshua NelsonJoshua Nelson18 hari yang lalu
  • I would work there just to eat oysters all day.

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  • Pretty cool !!!

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  • Thank you for sharing this video!🙏

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  • I see this as Covid19 (Humans) hunting humans (oysters) for food to survive or population control or just because its a delicacy/ aphrodisiac ...

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  • Love oysters!

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  • I always thought you just find them in the ocean, clean them off and they go on a plate. I didn’t know all this went into it 😳😳

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  • 1 billion babies every year? 40 cents for 30 million oysters sound like $12 million. No?

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  • 40 cents an oyster? In Canada, we're charged about $3-$4 per oyster.

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    • He still needs to pay rent, salaries, utilities etc. But it seems like he did survive the crisis.

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  • I worked for two years as an oyster harvester on Chincoteague Island, Virginia and work conditions were tough. I remember having to get off the boat and walk through storm waves just to insure our racks were properly secured. It’s one of those jobs where people don’t realize it takes a lot of work just to insure they get a decent oyster to eat at their table

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