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Eight Mega Chicken Houses now in planning stages in Adair

Poultry production in Adair County will increase dramatically if all become realities. 'Mega' houses are described as 2X size of existing biggest chicken production facilities now in Adair County, according to CAUD GM Lenny Stone.

By Ed Waggener

At the Thursday night's regular session of the Columbia/Adair County Utilities Board, May 14, 2015, General Manager Lenny Stone told the board that as many as eight new producers have approached the utility about plans to build Mega Chicken Houses in Adair County. The producers were all seeking assurance that the Utility could handle the water requirements.


The list of inquiries included:
  • Ben Loy for a location of KY 900 in the Glens Fork/Melson Ridge area

  • Matthew Hadley for two chicken houses on KY 704 who had previously made inquiry

  • M. Loy interested in possibly two mega chicken houses

  • Sheila Price for one chicken house

  • Chris Quinn for two chicken houses which would be built on Ray Williams Road

  • Joey Breeding two chicken houses in the Cane Valley area.

  • Bill Andrew KY 92, possible 4 chicken houses.

  • A TRECC employee, Mr. Stone did not remember his name at the meeting, who has inquired about a mega chicken house(s) near the Shepherd Water Tower on KY 206
Mr. Stone said that all of the chicken houses are heavy water users and that the utility should be able to find ways to supply these. He said that the producers are required to have backup supplies of water for the birds and that the biggest concerns he has is for very dry spells when misting systems are used to cool the birds on extremely hot dry days.



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