Poultry Processing – Podcast

In this episode, Margo Hale, NCAT’s Southeast Regional Director, has a conversation with farmer Terrell “Spence” Spencer about his poultry-processing facility.

Margo is a livestock specialist with NCAT’s ATTRA sustainable-agriculture program at NCAT’s Southeast office in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Spence is a pastured-poultry producer in northwest Arkansas, raising nearly 12,000 broilers on pasture each year. He shares the challenges he has faced in regard to finding a reliable processor for his chickens and how that led to him opening a poultry-processing facility.

For more information on this topic, you can contact Margo Hale directly at margoh@ncat.org

Resources Mentioned in the Podcast

Across the Creek Farm Facebook page

American Pastured Poultry Producers Association website

You also can find Spence’s podcast, The Fighting Farmer, on your favorite podcast app/service.

Related ATTRA Resources:

Small Poultry Processing Plants and Services

Small-Scale Poultry Processing

Poultry Processing

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