Want to learn more? Here are the organizations that I’ve learned from so far:
Interested in breeding, growing or purchasing heritage poultry? Check out the Sustainable Poultry Network.
Sustainable Poultry Network – http://www.spnusa.com
Learn about endangered heritage breeds of livestock:
The Livestock Conservancy – https://livestockconservancy.org/
The American Poultry Association publishes the Standard of Perfection, the standards by which poultry breeds are judged by as representatives of their breed:
The American Poultry Association – http://www.amerpoultryassn.com/
In it’s own words, “The National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) is a national program in collaboration with state and federal departments of agriculture and industry representatives. The main objective of this program is to use new diagnostic technology to effectively improve poultry and poultry products throughout the United States.
The National Poultry Improvement Plan – http://www.poultryimprovement.org/default.cfm
APPPA is a wonderful resource for those looking to make a living on pastured poultry. Do yourself a favor and become a Producer Plus member – the Yahoo group is full of incredibly informative discussions. Also subscribe to the Pastured Poultry podcast – good stuff!
The American Pastured Poultry Producers Association – http://www.apppa.org/
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