Construction to Begin on Vigo County Turkey Hatchery

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Minnesota-based Select Genetics will Wednesday break ground on its planned $22 million turkey hatchery in Terre Haute. The 83,000-square-foot facility, located in the Vigo County Industrial Park, is expected to add up to 100 jobs over the next year.

Plans for the facility were announced in March. The facility will be Select Genetics' ninth turkey operation in the U.S. and is expected to begin production in 2018. 

The Indiana Economic Development Corp. says Indiana ranked fourth in the U.S. for turkey production in 2015. The groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. at the industrial park.

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