Livestock

Bison (Source: USDA)
Livestock production alternatives provide farmers with a wide variety of options, from raising unusual animals to utilizing pasture-based systems to developing value-added animal products. See also:

USDA. ARS. National Agricultural Library.

Identifies information, research and other resources about goats and sheep, including production, management and marketing.

USDA. ARS. National Agricultural Library.

Identifies resources about pork production including pasture-based methods, hoop structures, health and welfare, and the evolution of pork production in the United States.

Humane Farm Animal Care

Non-profit group provides inspection, certification and labeling program for meat, poultry, egg and dairy products from animals raised to humane care standards.

Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network.

Provides information and technical assistance to small meat processors and on-farm meat and poultry processing operations.

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