Natural Livestock Feasibility Study

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By Jeff Schahczenski

Published: February 2009

Updated: February 2009



24 pages


This 24-page publication is the final report for a 2009 NCAT project that explored the feasibility of producers developing alternative markets for livestock in Inyo and Mono counties of California. Opportunities for developing regional markets for grass-finished and organic cattle and sheep were evaluated.

Table of Contents

I. Executive summary
II. Labeling
†††††Grass finished
†††††Combination labels
†††††Eastern Sierra Beef
III. Infrastructure needs assessment
†††††Combined model results
IV. Producers and partners
V. Production
VI. Market analysis
VI. Marketing opportunities
VII. Action plan and budget

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