Pastured Poultry Course
April 25th, 26th and 27th, 2014: Pastured Poultry Course
Course Includes: Brooding, Housing Construction, Raising, Field Operations, Feeding & Care, Preparation for Processing, Processing, cutting up and bagging the finished product. We will also cover marketing and selling of your Pastured Poultry.
This class starts on Friday evening with dinner, then you’ll be in the thick of it with the crating of the chickens for processing the next day.
Bright and early on Saturday, you will see the field operations, and then you join our crew in the butcher shop. You’ll get to rotate through all the positions so that at the end of the day you’ll be able to fully process a chicken. The afternoon will be spent learning how to cut and pack chickens, focusing on utilizing the whole bird.
Sunday will start with the feeding and moving of the birds on the pasture and then you’ll focus on brooding, housing, chicken tractor construction, feeding and care and marketing of the pastured poultry. The course ends around 4pm.
Cost is $300 and includes an invitation to Friday dinner, all meals on Saturday and Sunday with the Baker family. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 231-825-0293 if you have questions or click the link to sign up for this event. Young adults/teens between the ages of 14-18 are $275 when accompanied by a legal guardian or family member.