Dutch investors dream of pigs on airfield
Dutch investors are hoping to get permission to build
a 80,000 pig farm on a former airfield in the German state of
The investors hope to construct the farm between the towns of Cobbel and
However, last weekend residents protested against the
plans, being afraid to be confronted with negative consequences for the area's
environment and agriculture.
It is not the
only place in Germany where pig expansion is being planned.
town of Allstedt, on the border of the states of Sachsen-Anhalt and ThÃ¼ringen,
similar plans exist for the future of a former military airfield
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