Northeast SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product
Building an On-Farm Poultry Processing Facility
Drawing on their own experiences and those of other poultry processing projects around the country, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project put together this comprehensive guide to planning and constructing a mobile poultry processing unit (MPPU) or stationary facility for on-farm poultry processing.
The guide incorporates tips and lessons learned, case studies and example plans, and lots guidance for anyone thinking about building their own MPPU or other on-farm poultry processing facility, including:
- Choosing a facility type
- Selecting equipment
- Designing a floor plan
More poultry processing resources are available through New Entry, including guide books and online calculators for estimating the costs associated with poultry production and processing.
Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) LNE09-284, Outreach, Training, and Education for Small-Scale Poultry Producers using MPPUs in Massachusetts.
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These products were developed with support from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA). Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed within these products do not necessarily reflect the view of the SARE program or the U.S. Department of Agriculture. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.