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Lawsuit targets Parker chicken farm


February 18, 2015, Parker, SD – A group of Turner County homeowners is suing the county commission and the owners of a proposed chicken farm in hopes of putting a stop to the $85 million development.

Opponents say the commission used a fax from the farm’s owner to re-write the county’s zoning ordinance at the last minute and without public input, in a way that made it possible to site the six million-hen operation less than three miles from Parker city limits. READ MORE