PRESS RELEASE: January 4, 2012
Contact: Betsy Hodge, 315-379-9192, or local Cornell Cooperative Extension
Mobile Slaughter Unit Meetings Set for January 10-12 in NNY
The North Country Economic Development Project includes a provision for developing a mobile USDA-approved slaughter unit. The North Country Pastured Poultry Group has organized a series of meetings to talk about the possibilities for this unit. North Country Pastured LLC, managed by Renee Smith of Sugar Hill Farm in DeKalb, has purchased such a unit for poultry and custom work with third-party certification for organic, humanely treated and animal welfare approved status.