Busch family legal battle over Grant’s Farm heads to court

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The six Busch siblings embroiled in a family dispute head to court Tuesday morning as they try to resolve an ownership battle over Grant’s Farm.

A St. Louis Circuit Court probate judge is scheduled to hear the case. Four of the Busch siblings want to separate Grant’s Farm from the family’s real estate holdings. They wanted to sell the 281-acre farm to the Saint Louis Zoo, but the zoo withdrew its bid last month, in part due to the despite.

Billy Busch has said he wants to keep the popular animal attraction in the family and made a counteroffer of his own. Billy made an offer of $26 million, with an additional dollar tacked on just to beat out his siblings.

Billy also offered another $8 million to purchase the Busch Family Estate, located on the farm property.