We are looking for feedback from the local poultry community involved in the production of local, organic, and/or pastured poultry in our region (areas near southeastern Pennsylvania) to establish if a USDA inspected poultry processing facility is needed for our area.
The potential processing plant in Oxford, PA (Chester County) will deal primarily in the processing of chickens from independent producers and farmers, but would potentially offer processing for ducks, turkeys, and other fowl. We would offer USDA inspected processing, which will eliminate processing-related restrictions on where and how the poultry products are sold. We will also be exploring the organics certification for processing, and religious exemptions such as halal and kosher.
In order to serve the farming community, we are asking current and potential poultry producers to inform us of your perceived needs through this survey.
The survey can be found at: https://forms.gle/BxuUKgfTbdmJN1Bh6