Man says neighbor built ‘poop wall’ following dispute over property line

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(NEXSTAR) – Well, this stinks. The owner of a home in Michigan says he’s fed up with the smell of a “poop wall” that his neighbor has been building near his property.

Wayne Lambarth, of Lodi Township, claims that his farmer neighbor began using cow manure to construct the wall sometime last year, after a dispute over a property line that divides their land, Fox 2 Detroit reported.

Prior to the dispute, Lambarth says his neighbor would spread the manure over his own farmland. Now, however, the manure has been built into a dung-based divider that extends 250 feet in length.

It’s not just Lambarth and his neighbor that are currently caught in the smelly crossfire, either. Lambarth has two tenants living in his home, both of whom are sick of the sight — and smell — of the farmer’s feces fence, they told Fox 2 Detroit.

Unfortunately, local officials don’t have a whiff of good news for Lambarth. As long as the manure remains on his neighbor’s property, Lambarth can’t do much about it.

The farmer, meanwhile, doesn’t seem to care what Lambarth or his tenants think of his poop wall — he’d just prefer they stop calling it a “poop wall.”

“It’s not a poop wall,” he remarked when asked about the manure, Fox 2 Detroit reports. “It’s a compost fence.”

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