Chicken Poop

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The Trigg County Fiscal Court is tabling an ordinance to regulate poultry farms after mixed public reaction.  

The fiscal court made the decision to postpone the second reading of an ordinance during Monday’s regular meeting.  

Judge Executive Hollis Alexander said the ordinance began with residents complaining about the smell and noise coming from nearby farms where free-range chicken coups are in use.

Local Chicken Farmers Turn Poop Into Profit

May 18, 2012
Casey Northcutt

Doug Hall and Dianna Johnson farm poop. Technically, they farm chickens for Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, but they supplement their income by hoarding giant piles of decomposing chicken manure for compost.