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NH hearing to consider barn for 20,000 chickens


October 15, 2013, Conord, NH – A Dunbarton farmer will have the chance to explain his proposal for a 27,000-square-foot poultry barn on his property at a planning board hearing. And for Dunbarton residents feeling foul about the 20,000 birds the building would house, the public hearing will be a chance to voice their concerns.

The farmer has asked the town’s permission to build the barn, which would be 46 feet wide and 588 feet long, near the center of his 85-acre farm. He already has a contract to sell the chickens’ eggs to an organic egg processor, which has provided the design for the building. READ MORE