Perfecting the day-range pastured-poultry system through on-farm replicated feeding trials

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2008: $6,208.60
Projected End Date: 12/31/2009
Region: North Central
State: Wisconsin
Project Coordinator:
Melissa Fischbach
Pasture Perfect, LLC


  • Animals: poultry


  • Animal Production: feed/forage, housing, grazing management, grazing - rotational
  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Sustainable Communities: partnerships, sustainability measures

    Proposal summary:

    This project seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of feeding strategies for maximizing forage intake and feed conversion of pasture raised broiler chickens in a day-range system

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