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Mike Badger

American Pastured Poultry Producers Association

Badger’s Millside Farm

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Mike Badger is the executive director for the American Pastured Poultry Producers Association (APPPA). He breeds Cotton Patch Geese and raises turkeys, layers, and meat birds on pasture at Badger’s Millside Farm. He also hosts the Pastured Poultry Talk podcast.

Mike is a contributor to Mother Earth News Fair Online.

Workshops

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Production: Introduction to Pastured Poultry

Are you looking to take your flock to the next level? Let Mike Badger, executive director for the American Pastured Poultry Producers Association, inform you what pastured poultry is. He also introduces the importance of planning, what to do in the brooder, basic fundamentals, as well as pre-slaughter management.
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Production: Health and Safety

Bringing the products of your production to market can be interrupted if the health or safety of your flock comes into question. Mike Badger covers what you need to know about pasture shelters, predator protection, and the basic health of your birds.
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Chicken Math: How much should I charge?

Join Mike Badger in a brief discussion on pricing your pastured poultry. Watch as he explores a simple approach to an important calculation.
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Chicken Math: Estimate feed and labor on meat bird production

The cost of broiler or meat bird production hinges on the finances behind feed and labor. Follow along as Mike Badger shows how to calculate these factors.
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Chicken Math: Estimate feed and labor and rate of lay on cost per dozen

Dig into the effect of feed, labor and lay with Mike Badger and see what is does to the bottom line.
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Chicken Math: Estimate and model production costs

Mike Badger shares a spreadsheet that helps estimate and calculate production costs for broilers and layers. It can rapidly model various scenarios.
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