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Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

Pastured Poultry Resource List

Selling Eggs, Meat, and Poultry in North Carolina: What Farmers Need to Know

Small Flock Management Resources – North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Web Resources for Pastured Poultry

egg-mobile at Perry-winkle Farm

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.

Naragansett turkey

A Naragansett tom, one of the heritage breed turkeys raised on pasture at Peregrine Farm.

pastured turkeys at Peregrine Farm

Bourbon Reds and Slate Grays foraging in the blueberry patch at Peregrine Farm.

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Debbie Roos, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDebbie RoosExtension Agent, Agriculture - Sustainable / Organic Production Call Debbie Email Debbie N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center
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