A list of APPPA events or events that feature APPPA members.  List your event by emailing editor@apppa.org.

Upcoming events

    • Tue, February 19, 2019
    • Tue, December 17, 2019
    • 11 sessions
    • Teleconference

    ask apppa -pastured poultry help

    We host Ask APPPA,  a unique Q&A call on the third Tuesday of each month. The call is open to anyone regardless of membership status, and it's an opportunity for you to ask questions to a panel of pastured poultry experts.

    Mark your calendar with a recurring appointment on the third Tuesday of each month at 8pm EST.  

    Dial (515) 604-9094 and enter Access Code 709-102-625. It only lasts for one hour, so make sure you understand the time zones.

    • Thu, July 25, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Faith Mountain, 489 Big Laurel Rd, Creston NC 28615

    This not an APPPA event, but APPPA members (Dr. Anne Fanatico and Jim McLaughlin) are presenting. Please direct all questions to the contacts provided in this event listing. 


    • 7:45 am Coffee
    • 8:00 Welcome and introductions
    • 8:15 Short discussion of electrical stun and demo
    • 8:30 Hands-on slaughter
    • 12:00 Lunch break panel discussion including Dr. Anne Fanatico (App. State Univ.), Dr. Leonie Jacobs (VA Tech), Jim McLaughlin (Cornerstone Poultry Ventures)
    • 1:00 pm Packaging and cut up demo
    • 2:00 Wrap up

    Learn about on-farm poultry slaughter and packaging with hands-on instruction. We focus on animal welfare, natural/organic methods, and food safety for poultry slaughter on small, diversified farms. We will work with Faith Mountain pasture-raised chickens using a mobile processing unit. Participants will learn about requirements for exempt slaughter in NC and VA (1,000-bird exemption).


    NC Cooperative Extension Agent Eddy Labus, 828-264-3061.  email eddy_labus@ncsu.edu. Deadline to register: July 22, 2019

    Cost: $25 per person (includes coffee, snacks, lunch)

    Address: Faith Mountain, 489 Big Laurel Rd, Creston NC 28615 (828) 265-6263

    Questions? Eddy_labus@ncsu.edu, fanaticoac@appstate.edu, wilkesjt@appstate.edu, jacobsl@vt.edu

    • Sun, January 19, 2020
    • Tue, January 21, 2020

    APPPA's 2020 pastured poultry conference is coming to Jacksonville, Florida.

    View the event page For more detailed information regarding the Professional Pastured Poultry Conference

    Schedule of Events:

    • January 19, 2020: Pre-conference Intensive training
    • January 20-21, 2020: Professional Pastured Poultry Conference
    • January 22, 2020: Optional farm tour

    Registration for the conference will be open in Fall 2019. You'll be able to register for the pre-conference, conference, or a bundled package that includes all days. 

Past events

Thu, July 18, 2019 A Day with Dr. Paul!
Sat, May 18, 2019 Pastured Poultry Seminar
Fri, May 17, 2019 Pastured Broilers and Processing Workshop
Mon, January 21, 2019 Professional Pastured Poultry Conference
Sun, January 20, 2019 Intensive Pastured Poultry Course
Sun, October 28, 2018 Alabama Pastured Poultry Day
Wed, August 15, 2018 Pennsylvania Pastured Poultry Day
Sat, July 28, 2018 Gunthorp Farms 20th Anniversary Party
Fri, July 20, 2018 Family Farm Field Day
Thu, June 21, 2018 Poultry Workshop at Pat's Pastured
Sat, May 26, 2018 Texas Pastured Poultry Workshop
Sat, May 19, 2018 Pastured Poultry Field Day at HLW Acres
Tue, February 20, 2018 Ask APPPA Q&A Call
Mon, January 22, 2018 Professional Pastured Poultry Producers Conference
Sat, November 11, 2017 Florida Pastured Poultry Day
Tue, October 24, 2017 Best Practices for Pastured Poultry Health, Production, and Profit
Tue, September 19, 2017 Ask APPPA

American Pastured Poultry Producers Association
PO Box 85
Hughesville, PA 17737


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