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Sonstegard Foods chicken plant hatching new jobs in Parker

PARKER, S.D. — Sioux Falls-based Sonstegard Foods has announced plans to build a chicken processing plant near Parker in Turner County. The egg processing plant is expected to create 150 jobs within its first 10 years of operation.

Sonstegard Foods officials say the firm will invest about $85 million in the facility. The company plans to start operations with two barns and 30 to 40 employees while adding a barn annually until the facility reaches a capacity of six million chickens. The plant will also include a feed mill, manufacturing facility and two dry manure storage sheds.

Source: Argus Leader

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