How to Get Your Chickens to Make the Best Use of Pasture

In Livestock & Pasture, POULTRY by James0 Comments

Labor cost and feed-conversion efficiencies;  these are the two things that determine the profitability of a pastured meat-bird operation.  The less you have to work with the birds, the lower your labor costs.  But how do you improve the rate that they turn feed into meat?  That’s the question that the producers at Pasture Perfect Poultry decided to answer with some on farm research supported by SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education.)  It turns out that by paying attention to WHEN you feed the birds, you reduce your labor costs and you increase their feed efficiency. 

Read the On Pasture article: Here

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