Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.
Pastured Poultry Resource List
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Small Flock Management Resources – North Carolina Cooperative Extension
Web Resources for Pastured Poultry
Cathy Jones checks on one of her egg-mobiles at Perry-winkle Farm.
Pastured layers at Perry-winkle Farm
The egg-mobile is moved frequently, sometimes allowing the chickens to graze and forage on pasture, and other times they are brought in to clean up after a crop is harvested such as in this photo. Note the portable electric netting fence used to delineate the foraging area.
A Naragansett tom, one of the heritage breed turkeys raised on pasture at Peregrine Farm.
Bourbon Reds and Slate Grays foraging in the blueberry patch at Peregrine Farm.