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Re: Hello from Victoria, Australia
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2013, 07:28:07 AM »
Hell Australia!  Welcome to the Forums.  One of our regular contributors is Herman Beck-Chenoweth who has 18 years experience growing free-range poultry as well as on farm processing and marketing.  He is also the author of and host of Free-Range Poultry Production & Marketing, the book and video.  They are available from Back40Books.com.  Click here for more information:
http://www.back40books.com/d/1518/beck-chenoweth-herman.htm

About the Author:
Herman Beck-Chenoweth is an author, farmer, researcher, speaker, video producer and homesteader. He began living off the land in 1974, after leaving a corporate career. His work has been widely published in such magazines as the Mother Earth News, American Small Farm and Farming . He is the author of the book Free-Range Poultry Production and Marketing, wrote and hosted our Free-Range Poultry video, and serves as the Executive Director for our non-profit group, Resilience and the related Resilience Research Farm. Herman enjoys farming, raising chickens and turkeys, self-reliant living, foraging foods and nature photography.  He also takes care of our Atrium where we raise citrus fruits and bananas. He has a few too many cats and loves them all.

 

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Hello from Victoria, Australia
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2013, 10:33:24 AM »
Hello,
Just trying a test post to see if this works.

I live in South-East Australia in the Strzelecki ranges, 160km South-East of Melbourne.
We have grown a few batches of pastured poultry and would like to make a business of it. Lots of regulatory hurdles. There are no small-farm exemptions for poultry processing and the food police here are very strict. We also have our own cattle, dogs and a small laying flock.