Chicken barns

Tim Otte and his wife Elsa and two children stand outside one of four new chicken barns built on his property north of West Point. Each barn will soon be filled with more than 40,000 chickens.

Tim Otte’s family has been farming in Cuming County for years. And he wants to keep it that way.

His four chicken barns, built as part of Costco and Lincoln Premium Poultry’s incoming chicken operation with its processing plant centered in Fremont, are nearly completed, and he’s ready to begin a new chapter in his life.

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