Massive cattle farm OK’d in northwest Indiana

A confined feeding operation specializing in calves up to 90 days old has been approved 4-1 by the Jasper County Board.

Wolf Creek Calf Co. agreed to dust and odor controls before being allowed to proceed with plans to inventory as many as 10,000 head on the property at a given time, according to the Post-Tribune of Merrillville.

Approximately 250 residents, many of whom were neighbors opposed to the farm, turned out at a zoning hearing last week.

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