The Kansas House passed a bill, 84-37, that would more than triple the number of chickens that could be housed in poultry barns three-quarters of a mile or less from a home, allowing barns with up to 333,000 chickens a quarter mile away.
The Kansas House passed a bill, 84-37, that would more than triple the number of chickens that could be housed in poultry barns three-quarters of a mile or less from a home, allowing barns with up to 333,000 chickens a quarter mile away. AP file photo
The Kansas House passed a bill, 84-37, that would more than triple the number of chickens that could be housed in poultry barns three-quarters of a mile or less from a home, allowing barns with up to 333,000 chickens a quarter mile away. AP file photo

Kansas lawmakers pass bill aimed at luring big chicken plant

March 12, 2018 07:40 PM