Organic Poultry - Meat Birds

In recent years there has evolved several different methods or systems for raising small flocks of meat birds. These systems vary in how the birds are housed, fed and managed. There is an increasing demand for quality chicken raised in a more natural system, whether free range, pastured or organic. This document defines some of the common production methods, and provides brief explanation on how to market, house, and slaughter these meat birds.

Provided by: Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network Topic: Software Date Added: Mar 2002 Format: PDF

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