Introduction to Pastured Hens


MP3 download of workshop audio from MOSES 2020. PowerPoint slides from the presentation may be available for download here.

Workshop Session: Saturday I

Learn the basics of raising hens on pasture as part of a diversified farming system. This high-level look at laying hens will cover brooding, buying pullets, housing, feed, watering systems, and bird health. We’ll also talk about movement on pasture, livestock guard dog protection, egg washing, licensing, profitability of the enterprise, and more.

Jen Riemer and her family run a diversified livestock operation in Wisconsin with pastured poultry, hogs, sheep, and cattle.
Anastasia Wolf-Flasch works for Riemer Family Farm and is also a school teacher.