Ep. 63 Pastured Chicken Nutrition

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Various free range chickens feeding on grass at organic farm

In this episode of Mother Earth News and Friends, we talk with Bill Sadler about chicken nutrition and why pastured poultry may best birds raised in confinement. 

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Bill Sadler has both technical and personal experience with a broad range of animals and birds. He grew up on a small farm that raised chickens, bees, and milk goats. This family operation later turned into a purebred cattle operation. Sadler’s technical background spans 43 years of experience in developing diets for animals and birds worldwide. His doctorate degree in biochemistry, combined with a passion for animals, has led him to own horses, dogs, cats, and chickens on a small Missouri farm.

Additional Resources:

Raising Omega-3-Rich Chicken and Eggs on Pasture

Backyard Fenced Chicken Range

Why You Should Be Letting Your Chickens Out

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