Minimizing Damage to Poultry During Transportation

Project Overview

FNE95-097
Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1995: $3,025.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Region: Northeast
State: Vermont
Project Leader:

Commodities

  • Animals: poultry

Practices

  • Animal Production: meat processing

    Proposal summary:

    Rob Litch will assist other poultry growers with economically viable methods to transport birds to a regional processing plant. The project aims to improve small-scale producers’ access to processing plants; reduce damage, disease/mortality and enhance profitability.

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