Innovative Livestock Systems I
A Midwest Homecoming Conference Session
Individual presentations from the Innovative Livestock Systems I session were:
I. Breeding a Better Bird
Hear research results from a study of slow-growing and fast-growing broiler genotypes that measured feed efficiency and weight gain.
Anne Fanatico, University of Arkansas
II. The A to Z of Meat Goat Production
Would meat goat production be a profitable enterprise for your farm? Learn the production details, from herd size to grazing management to parasite management.
Russell Ramsey, University of Missouri Extension
III. Getting Started with Pastured Poultry
Learn the ropes of pastured poultry production - brooding, pen design, fencing, record keeping and more - from a farm family that launched a poultry farm that grew to 1,000 organic chickens and up to 100 heritage turkeys annually.
Julie Maro, Coon Creek Family Farm, Mondovi, Wis.
This session was part of the national SARE conference A Midwest Homecoming, held August 15-17, 2006 in Oconomowoc, Wisc.
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