|Pastured Poultry Profits. In this classic, grassfarming expert Joel Salatin explains how you can
raise pastured poultry on the family farm and earn $20,000 in six month's time. This hands-on book covers everything from taking care
of day-old chicks to marketing your four-pound broilers.
Information covered includes:
Why Pastured Poultry?–the pastured poultry opportunity and what's wrong with the poultry industry.
In the Beginning–Getting started, choosing a breed, starting the chicks, and ration.
Out to Pasture—The pen, moving the chicks, pasture logistics, and what kind of pasture.
Processing—On-farm slaughter, slaughter mechanics, inspection.
Problems—The learning curve, sickness and diseases, predators, weather, etc.
Marketing—Relationship marketing, advertising, liability, is it organic?
Possibilities—Vision, laying hens, turkeys, exotics.
Paperback. 371 pages. © 1993.