AN232 Pasture-Raised Poultry: Getting Started

AN232, a 6-page illustrated fact sheet by B. Burbaugh, E. Toro, and A. Gernat, provides information that will help identify the characteristics of alternative poultry production, explain the opportunities and challenges associated with pasture based production systems, provide an overview of breed selection for egg-type laying hens and meat-type birds, as well as discussing to the equipment and practices that facilitate getting birds off to a good start. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Animal Sciences, January 2010.