Agriprocessors seeks to contract with chicken farmers

IOWA - A meatpacking plant in northeast Iowa that was turned down for its own chicken confinement is turning to area farmers.

Agriprocessors, the world's largest kosher slaughterhouse, has asked local farmers to raise chickens for its plant in Postville.

Company spokesman Cliff Gauldin met this week with the Fayette County supervisors to introduce the Family Farms Poultry Program.

calendar icon 29 July 2005
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