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Where Can You Find a USDA Poultry Processing Facility?

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

Folks are asking for this information this time of year. From November of 2017 – here’s a list of USDA poultry processing facilities. I was told by a well established USDA inspected poultry processor that there were only a dozen or so small-scale USDA inspected poultry processors in the country that are willing to process […]

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A List of USDA Processing Plants for Your Chickens

By   /  November 6, 2017  /  Livestock, Poultry  /  3 Comments

I was told by a well established USDA inspected poultry processor that there were only a dozen or so small-scale USDA inspected poultry processors in the country that are willing to process for independent farmers. I thought, “That cannot be true!” So as the Program Manager of the Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network, a Cooperative […]

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Egg Production: What You Need to Do and Charge to Make It Pay

By   /  May 2, 2016  /  Livestock, Poultry  /  7 Comments

I adore eggs, the way they look with their different shades of white, off-white, tan, brown, green, and blue, their smooth shell, their sensual shape. I love to eat eggs, the quick and easy package of calories, protein, and nutrients they provide and the myriad of ways they can be cooked. In fact, I just […]

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Swine Time

By   /  November 30, 2015  /  Livestock, Marketing, Money Matters, Pigs  /  Comments Off on Swine Time

Here’s a quick look at a low-cost way to start with pigs, along with a great resource for learning more about making money with whatever livestock you raise.

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Have Goat, Will Travel (And Make Money Too!)

By   /  September 14, 2015  /  Goats, Livestock, Marketing, Money Matters  /  Comments Off on Have Goat, Will Travel (And Make Money Too!)

In this excerpt from her book “Farms With A Future” Rebecca shares the story of a start-up farmer who created success by taking his product to the people.

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