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Book Data

ISBN: 9780963810908
Year Added to Catalog: 1996
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: b&w photographs, resource lists, index
Number of Pages: 6 x 9, 334 pages
Book Publisher: Polyface
Old ISBN: 0963810901
Release Date: July 8, 1996
Web Product ID: 41

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Pastured Poultry Profit$

by Joel Salatin

Table of Contents



Why Pastured Poultry?

  1. The Pastured Poultry Opportunity
  2. What is Wrong with the Poultry Industry?
  3. Fat Animals, Fat People
  4. Family Background

In the Beginning

  1. Getting Started
  2. Choosing a Breed
  3. The Brooder
  4. Starting the Chicks
  5. Ration

Out to Pasture

  1. The Pen
  2. Moving the Chicks Out to Pasture
  3. Pasture Logistics
  4. What Kind of Pasture?


  1. On-Farm Slaughter: The Advantages
  2. Slaughter Mechanics
  3. Composting Slaughter Wastes
  4. Inspection

Problems (Itís Not All Roses)

  1. The Learning Curve
  2. Sickness and Disease
  3. Predators
  4. Weather
  5. Stress
  6. Troubleshooting Poor Performance
  7. Shortcuts
  8. Seasonality
  9. Solving Your Own Problems


  1. Marketing
  2. Relationship Marketing
  3. Advertising
  4. Liability
  5. Is It Organic?


  1. Vision
  2. Laying Hens: Three Options
  3. Turkeys
  4. Exotics


Appendix A: Resources
Appendix B: Newsletters
What Is the Difference?
Addendum for the 1996 Reprinting
Addendum for the 1999 Reprinting
What About Eggs

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