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Joel Salatin (aka Chicken Man), Author of Pastured Poultry Profits, writes about the pros and cons of U.S. government poultry processing regulations. Legislation Protecting Small-Scale Poultry Producers One of the early poultry processing laws in the U.S. was passed by Congress in 1957. The Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) requires that any poultry intended to […]Read more »
In this episode, Joel Salatin discusses how he manages the land on his multifaceted, Polyface Farm. Through Joel’s knowledge learn about stewardship of the land and how sometimes the best way to use your land, is to acknowledge that it already has systems in place. Our Podcast Guest: Joel Salatin’s family owns and operates Polyface […]Read more »
Perhaps you’ve never been able to attend one of the Mother Earth News Fairs… but you’ve always wanted to. To give you a taste of what they look like and what goes one, Community Chickens editor, Carla Tilghman and author/presenter Frank Hyman (of Hentopia fame) teamed up to share a little slice of the latest […]Read more »
Joel Salatin a.k.a. Chicken Man is both an experienced broiler farmer and businessman. Here he shares some of his economic wisdom and the nitty gritty of farm finances. Read and learn lots. The Gross Margin Pastured broilers were my ticket into fulltime farming. For that and many more reasons, I’m still in love with pastured broilers. In […]Read more »
Joel Salatin (aka Chicken Man) is a familiar name among chicken keepers, small poultry business owners, and homestead rebels. We asked Joel to share with our readers how he got started with broiler chickens and what keeps him going. Beginnings On Sept. 24, 1982, I was a married 25-year-old with a 1-year-old son, doing the town […]Read more »