Backyard Farmers on the South Coast to Get New, Local Slaughterhouse | WCAI

Backyard Farmers on the South Coast to Get New, Local Slaughterhouse

Feb 2, 2016

Livestock farmers on the South Coast will break ground on a new slaughterhouse in Westport in the coming weeks. The USDA-approved 10-thousand-square foot facility will be able to process cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and other livestock when it tentatively comes online later this year.   

The Southeastern Massachusetts Livestock Association is spearheading the $5 million project. Kathryn Eident spoke with association president Andy Burns to learn more.