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Mike Badger dives into the the production, the processing, the marketing, and the business of farming pasture-raised poultry. Pastured Poultry Talk is THE podcast where raising chickens, turkeys, and poultry on grass meets real life opportunities, solutions, and farmers. The podcast helps you raise healthy, profitable birds for your family, your community, and your customers.

Pastured Poultry Talk Mike Badger

    • Society & Culture

Mike Badger dives into the the production, the processing, the marketing, and the business of farming pasture-raised poultry. Pastured Poultry Talk is THE podcast where raising chickens, turkeys, and poultry on grass meets real life opportunities, solutions, and farmers. The podcast helps you raise healthy, profitable birds for your family, your community, and your customers.

    PPT098: A Personal Invitation to Join Mike in Jacksonville

    PPT098: A Personal Invitation to Join Mike in Jacksonville

    As a Pastured Poultry Talk listener, it's incredibly important to me that you know about the APPPA Conference in Jacksonville from January 19-21, 2020. This episode explains that the Professional Pastured Poultry Conference is and how it came to be. Find more information.  Listen for a special offer.

    • 18 min
    PPT097: Looking forward to Goose Day with Cotton Patch Geese

    PPT097: Looking forward to Goose Day with Cotton Patch Geese

    I'm a cotton patch goose breeder. Well, I have geese that are old enough to mate. We'll save the moniker of goose breeder until we have some deliberate success. The cotton patch goose is a historical landrace breed originally used to weed cotton fields and other crops across the South. However, the introduction of pesticides replaced the need for geese, and they've been hidden away on farms until the internet made them popular again. The common qualities of the breed include autosexing goslings and adults,

    • 32 min
    Troubleshooting Turkey Processing: Is It Possible to Get a Clean Pluck? PPT096

    Troubleshooting Turkey Processing: Is It Possible to Get a Clean Pluck? PPT096

    Last fall, I had the pleasure of consulting with a producer on some questions about his farm’s turkey processing procedure. Since turkey processing season 2019 is fast approaching, I wanted to share some highlights of that conversation in this podcast.

    • 24 min
    Evaluating A Started Turkey Business as a Buyer and Seller - PPT095

    Evaluating A Started Turkey Business as a Buyer and Seller - PPT095

    Mike discusses the opportunity, the napkin math, and marketing of buying and selling started poults.

    • 28 min
    PPT094: What podcasting teaches us about marketing pastured poultry

    PPT094: What podcasting teaches us about marketing pastured poultry

    Explore the intersection of podcasting and the marketing of pastured poultry. Mike shares his thoughts and takeaways about leveraging relationships in both podcasting and pastured poultry.

    • 9 min
    How to avoid being a dangerous chicken breeder

    How to avoid being a dangerous chicken breeder

    Kenny Troiano discusses his approach to breeding and gives you actionable guidance to help you get started with your breeding project.

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

ohoneyfarm ,

Excellent source of information

This podcast has given me the information and courage to start my own pasture poultry business. I look forward to each new episode. When I asked a question, I received a rapid and resourceful response.
Bill

Lilac Hill ,

Detailed and thorough

Thanks to the in-depth discussions, I almost always rethink my approach to our backyard flocks and follow the detailed show notes. The large-scale farm discussions also provide food for thought. Mike’s enthusiasm for good practices and management, encourages me to improve.

Jolted Jak ,

Great detail

Mike Badger gives great advice for someone looking into raising poultry. The amount of detail in the episodes is outstanding. Thank you, Mike!

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