This not an APPPA event, but APPPA members (Dr. Anne Fanatico and Jim McLaughlin) are presenting. Please direct all questions to the contacts provided in this event listing.
- 7:45 am Coffee
- 8:00 Welcome and introductions
- 8:15 Short discussion of electrical stun and demo
- 8:30 Hands-on slaughter
- 12:00 Lunch break panel discussion including Dr. Anne Fanatico (App. State Univ.), Dr. Leonie Jacobs (VA Tech), Jim McLaughlin (Cornerstone Poultry Ventures)
- 1:00 pm Packaging and cut up demo
- 2:00 Wrap up
Learn about on-farm poultry slaughter and packaging with hands-on instruction. We focus on animal welfare, natural/organic methods, and food safety for poultry slaughter on small, diversified farms. We will work with Faith Mountain pasture-raised chickens using a mobile processing unit. Participants will learn about requirements for exempt slaughter in NC and VA (1,000-bird exemption).
NC Cooperative Extension Agent Eddy Labus, 828-264-3061. email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to register: July 22, 2019
Cost: $25 per person (includes coffee, snacks, lunch)
Address: Faith Mountain, 489 Big Laurel Rd, Creston NC 28615 (828) 265-6263
Questions? Eddy_labus@ncsu.edu, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com