A new confinement operation will be making it's way into a Sioux - KTIV News 4 Sioux City IA: News, Weather and Sports

A new confinement operation will be making it's way into a Siouxland community


In a unanimous vote, the Sioux County Board of Supervisors approved construction of six new chicken broiler confinements. Each building is about 33,000 square feet and will house 40,000 chickens. That's a total of 240,000 birds. One supervisor said livestock generates a lot of income in Sioux County.

"They understand how livestock generate property tax and a lot of income for their local and state governments," said Dan Byl who raises chickens in Sioux County.

So far, the county said it's received no complaints by neighbors about the new confinement operation. Construction will begin in early September and is scheduled to be finished in January.



Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KTIV Television Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Kathy Clayton at (712) 239-4100 x209. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.