Poultry Processing on the Go: The Mobile Poultry Slaughterhouse

While there are quite a few good books out there that explain how to process poultry, this text is the first guide to setting up a mobile poultry-slaughtering business.
By Hannah Kincaid
October/November 2013
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“The Mobile Poultry Slaughterhouse” explains small-scale poultry-processing needs and how to process humanely raised meat.
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A welcome new book, The Mobile Poultry Slaughterhouse by Ali Berlow, addresses the need for small-scale poultry-processing facilities that are able to partner with neighboring poultry farmers to process humanely raised, ethically slaughtered meat.

The 130-page manual is a complete guide for building, licensing and running a portable poultry-processing trailer. The book includes directions for obtaining financing, assembling the trailer and crew, getting permits and licenses, performing the slaughter, and more. 

See the MOTHER EARTH NEWS store to order this first-of-its-kind resource. Plus, read an excerpt of this book by going to the article Start a Mobile Chicken Slaughterhouse Business.

Hannah Kincaid is an Editorial Assistant for MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine. She is an enthusiastic student of herbal medicine, organic gardening and yoga. You can find Hannah on .

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