FINDLAY - The Ohio Department of Agriculture Livestock Environmental Permitting Program granted the final permit to operate for Lucky 7 Farms, 16280 township Road 215, Arcadia.
The permit allows the company to build a new farrowing barn with a capacity for 1,723 swine and a new gestational barn with a capacity of 2,532 swine. In total, the facility can handle 3,675 hogs weighing 55 pounds or more and 400 weighing less than 55 pounds.
To view the responsiveness summary of comments received by mail and at the public meeting held June 17, go to the Livestock Environmental Permitting Programís website at www.agri.ohio.gov/divs/LEPP/Lepp.aspx.
A copy of the permit may be viewed at the ODA Livestock Environmental Permitting Program office at 8995 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg, 614-387-0908; or at the Hancock Soil & Water Conservation District Office, 7868 County Road 140 Suite E,† Findlay, 419-422-6569.†