Tag Archive for: Poultry

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Extreme Heat: Don’t Let Summer Be a Bummer

By Luz Ballesteros Gonzalez and Darron Gaus, NCAT Agriculture…
Sistla Sheep

Episode 216. Sheep and the Sun: Solar Grazing with Lexie Hain

Got sheep (or other livestock)? This week, we're spotlighting…
photo collage showing Geese, Goats, Pigs, Chickens, an Apiary, and a Cow

Sol Seeker Farm: Raising a Pastured Poultry Business

By Ann Baier, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist I recently…
chicken

Building Strong Foundations, Part 3. Choosing Livestock for Your Farm

In the final session of the three-part "Building Strong Foundations"…
collecting eggs at Burroughs Family Farms

Many Places for Pastured Poultry on This Integrated Farm

I had been looking forward to a visit to the Burroughs Family Farms with university extension and beginning farmers alike, to learn from this multigenerational farm family about how they integrate raising pastured laying hens with their certified organic farm enterprises. With a decade of experience with poultry, they are refining their practices by moving coops through their pastures and orchards to build soil health and fertility while producing nutrient-dense eggs. Every season brings new learning opportunities.
By Ann Baier, Sustainable Agriculture Specialist

Tag Archive for: Poultry

person operating tractor with bright sunlit backgroundUSDA

Extreme Heat: Don’t Let Summer Be a Bummer

By Luz Ballesteros Gonzalez and Darron Gaus, NCAT Agriculture…
Sistla Sheep

Episode 216. Sheep and the Sun: Solar Grazing with Lexie Hain

Got sheep (or other livestock)? This week, we're spotlighting…
photo collage showing Geese, Goats, Pigs, Chickens, an Apiary, and a Cow

Sol Seeker Farm: Raising a Pastured Poultry Business

By Ann Baier, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist I recently…
chicken

Building Strong Foundations, Part 3. Choosing Livestock for Your Farm

In the final session of the three-part "Building Strong Foundations"…
collecting eggs at Burroughs Family Farms

Many Places for Pastured Poultry on This Integrated Farm

I had been looking forward to a visit to the Burroughs Family Farms with university extension and beginning farmers alike, to learn from this multigenerational farm family about how they integrate raising pastured laying hens with their certified organic farm enterprises. With a decade of experience with poultry, they are refining their practices by moving coops through their pastures and orchards to build soil health and fertility while producing nutrient-dense eggs. Every season brings new learning opportunities.
By Ann Baier, Sustainable Agriculture Specialist