Rockland County Residents Protest Planned Shlachthoiz


shalchthoiz-protestNew York – Some Rockland County residents rallied Sunday against a planned shlachthoiz.┬áResidents have been protesting plans for the facility for years, but are concerned that construction may begin soon.

According to the Rockland Times, a flyer for Sunday’s protest says the slaughterhouse, located on Route 45 in New Hempstead near the New Square border, has received a $1.6 million grant from New York’s Empire State Development Corp., “despite the fact that the chicken slaughterhouse project has not received (needed) approvals from the Rockland County or Ramapo Planning Departments.”

The protesters are seeking to have the grant rescinded, arguing that state tax dollars should not be spent on a slaughterhouse in a residential area.

The plant would reportedly process 5,000 chickens a day and at night, would be located on the edge of the community of New Square, across the road from New Hempstead.

Read more at CBS NEW YORK.

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  1. information can’t be correct… 5000 chickens a day? a good shochet in a good plant shechts 8-900 an hour (used to be 1200 an hour but we have higher standards nowadays.
    check your info

  2. Actually it is not confusing at all being that the comma is where it is and not elsewhere. Had it been after the word “day” you would have a point.
    Although you are correct that it is badly phrased and could use some work.