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Franklin Co. Commission Opposes Union Co. Egg Farm

12, 2008

Another government body has gone on record opposing the Hi-Q Egg farm proposed for Union County. On Tuesday the Franklin County Commission expressed its opposition to the 6-million-chicken facility. The resolution comes as one of the Franklin County Commissioners is looking for votes in Union County.

Union County Egg Facility Could House 6 Million Hens

August 6, 2008

Two Iowa investors want to build what could be Ohio’s largest egg production facility. The site is in Union County north of Marysville. Hi-Q Egg Products is asking the state Department of Agriculture for permission to house up to 6 million laying hens on a 500-acre tract. The company is holding a public meeting tonight in Marysville.