Neighbors to chew the fat over proposed hog farm

A major hog feeding facility being proposed in Callaway County is the subject of a public forum Tuesday evening.

A meeting in Callaway County Tuesday night will address a proposed hog feeding operation that would house over 10,000 pigs.

Eighelberger Farms, a major Iowa-based hog producer has sent letters to several Callaway county residents near Kingdom City stating its intention to build the sow complex, which would consist of three buildings, all with below-building manure storage pits.

Neighbors in the area have invited representatives of Eichelberger and other pork industry interests to the public forum. The forum will take place at the Hatton-McCredie Elementary School at 7:00 Tuesday evening.