Introduction to Pasture Raised Poultry: Maximizing Foraging Behavior

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Title:
Introduction to Pasture Raised Poultry: Maximizing Foraging Behavior
Physical Description:
Fact Sheet
Creator:
Burbaugh, Brad
Publisher:
University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, Fla.
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Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Melanie Mercer.
Publication Status:
Published
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"Original publication date April 2010."
General Note:
"AN237"

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University of Florida Institutional Repository
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University of Florida
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All rights reserved by the submitter.
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IR00003772:00001


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Brad Burbaugh, Elena Toro, and Abel Gernat2

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Introduction to Pasture-Raised Poultry: Maximizing Foraging Behavior 2 Free-range laying hens scouting a bahiagrass pasture in North Florida. (Photo: Tom Wright, UF/IFAS) Hoop houses are commonly used in broiler production and must be moved daily. (Photo: Tom Wright, UF/IFAS)

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Introduction to Pasture-Raised Poultry: Maximizing Foraging Behavior 3 Jim Hudson of C & M Earthworks rotates his Salatin-style pen using a hand truck. (Photo: Elena Toro, UF/IFAS)

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Introduction to Pasture-Raised Poultry: Maximizing Foraging Behavior 4 A patch of new grass after the mobile hen house was removed from the pasture for seven days. (Photo: Elena Toro, UF/IFAS)

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Introduction to Pasture-Raised Poultry: Maximizing Foraging Behavior 5 Pastured poultry research bulletin Animal Behaviour Avian Physiology, Alternative poultry production systems and outdoor access. International Journal of Poultry Science Niche and organic chicken products. Asian-Aust. J. Anim. Sci. Br. J. Nutr. Small poultry flock nutrition General guidelines for managing pastures for dairy cows.