Updated ATTRA Publication on
Small-Scale Poultry Processing
In order to sell poultry meat products, they must be processed in a way that results in a quality and economically viable finished product while taking into account animal welfare and environmental impact. This updated publication, "Small-Scale Poultry Processing," explains the poultry slaughter process step by step and some of the factors that affect final carcass quality.
This guide also covers equipment needs, waste product management, and packaging needed to get poultry meat to market.
Download it free today at attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=235.
ATTRA has related resources to check out as well.
"Small Poultry Processing Plants and Services" attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/poultry_processors/
"Organic Poultry Production" attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=177
"Meat Chicken Breeds for Pastured Production" attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=299
Since 1976, the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) has been helping people by championing small-scale, local and sustainable solutions to reduce poverty, promote healthy communities and protect natural resources. In partnership with businesses, organizations, individuals and agricultural producers, NCAT is working to advance solutions that will ensure the next generation inherits a world that has clean air and water, energy production that is efficient and renewable, and healthy foods grown with sustainable practices. More information about its programs and services is available at www.ncat.org or by calling 1-800-ASK-NCAT.