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Professional Pastured Poultry Conference

By   /  January 21, 2019  /    /  No Comments

The American Pastured Poultry Producers Association is hosting its third annual Professional Pastured Poultry Producers Conference in Greenville, Texas, on January 21-22, 2019. This meeting is a dynamic system of farmers, ideas, and discussions. Topics will be facilitated based on attendee recommendations, suggestions, and interest. APPPA’s Professional Pastured Poultry Producers Conference shakes up the typical conference […]

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Pastured Poultry Training Course

By   /  January 20, 2019  /    /  No Comments

The American Pastured Poultry Producers Association is pleased to announce a one-day intensive training course for upstart pastured poultry producers in Greenville, Texas, on January 20, 2019. The course will feature modules on planning, marketing, housing/brooding, nutrition, and processing. This course is instructor-led by pastured poultry experts and will focus on giving participants a deep […]

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Some Thoughts On Keeping Chickens

By   /  January 11, 2016  /  Livestock, Poultry  /  14 Comments

I don’t claim to know all there is about keeping birds. Heck, I don’t claim to know anything at all. This is a post about what I think I know about chickens…and I have given this topic some thought. Egg Eating All chickens eat eggs happily. All chickens. Just break an egg open in front […]

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Cage Free Eggs Are Not All They’re Cracked Up to Be

By   /  August 10, 2015  /  Livestock, Poultry  /  2 Comments

The results of a 3-year study were released last March and they show that the health and well-being for cage-free hens and the people who care for them is actually worse than the conventional caged system. This comes at a time when visibility for how our eggs are produced is on the rise. Recently, actor Ryan […]

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Small-farm “Egg-onomics”

By   /  December 2, 2013  /  Marketing, Money Matters, Poultry  /  10 Comments

Josh shares the facts and figures of raising pasture-raised, free-range, organic-fed hen eggs. It’s math that can really help you understand your inputs and what you should be charging for that dozen of eggs you collect from your chickens.

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