Sanderson Farms is seeking about 574 poultry houses to supply its future Palestine, Texas, site. Sanderson Farms will be building three poultry facilities -- a processing plant, hatchery and feed mill -- in the Palestine area.

Sanderson Farms plans to build three facilities in the area, two of which will be located in Anderson County and one in Freestone County. The company will invest about $92 million on the construction of a hatchery and processing plant that will be located in Anderson County and an additional $32 million on the feed mill in Freestone County. Once the hatchery and processing plant is open, the company expects to employ as many as 1,000 people.


For landowners who are interested learning more about Sanderson Farms and their production contracts, an informational meeting will be held on May 2 at the Palestine Civic Center, the Freestone County Times reported.

A starting date for construction has not yet been announced.