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Seaboard to Erect Sow Farms


Seaboard Corporation has announced that it will erect two farms each comprising two barns to rear 2,500 gilts.  The 7-acre facilities will be built east of Bucklin in Ford County, KS. following approval granted by the County Commission.


Manure will be contained in pits under slated floors and will be applied to agricultural land seasonally in accordance with state requirements.


Seaboard did not disclose whether the new facilities were for future expansion or to replace existing obsolete or contractor housing.

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