poultry processors central virginia

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by heavygear88, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. heavygear88

    heavygear88 Out Of The Brooder

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    Im looking to start raising meat birds for my personal use and to sell whats left. I plan on raising around 50 at a time but cannot find a processor nearby to process and package the birds. Im shorthanded and am not really trying to do them myself if i can avoid it. Can anyone provide some insight on where a good processor is located in central virginia.
     
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    heavygear88 Out Of The Brooder

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    I Would also like to add a little question. Im trying to raise between 25-50 cornish x in a a space thats about 10x10. I can expand this space if need be. It is all open space within my former garden, and ill probably add a small hoop house to it. the fence around it is aproximately 2 ft tall. is this sufficient enough space and will the cornish x be able to jump that fence or do i need to make it taller. any suggestions will be happily accepted.
     
  3. kittychicken

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    Did you ever find a mobile processor to come do your birds or did you find a processor you could take the birds to? Just curious, am considering starting down the road you're on and am also in central Virginia (10 minutes north of Charlottesville).
     
  4. LFFarms

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    Where either of you able to find a local processor? I am looking into possibly offering on your farm processing and was looking to see if there was any interest or not.
     

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