On-Farm Poultry Slaughter Workshop

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For extension agents, agricultural educators, and small commercial growers:

Register to attend this on-farm poultry slaughter workshop sponsored by N.C. Cooperative Extension, Faith Mountain Farms, Appalachian State University, and Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Date: Thursday July 25, 2019, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
Location: Faith Mountain Farm, Creston, NC

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 the requirements for exempt slaughter in NC and VA (1,000-bird exemption).

Please see the attached flyer for the schedule of the day.

Poultry Slaughter Workshop

Registration is required. To register contact:

N.C. Cooperative Extension Agent Eddy Labus, 828-264-3061, email eddy_labus@ncsu.edu

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, fanaticoac@appstate.edu, wilkesjt@appstate.edu, jacobsl@vt.edu