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Organic Poultry Symposium - Sally Bernard

Poultry at Barnyard Organics

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Organic Poultry Symposium - Sally Bernard

  1. 1. Organic Poultry Symposium ACORN Jan. 24, 2017
  2. 2. Polyface Hen Life
  3. 3. Brooding at Barnyard Organics
  4. 4. Summer broilers: -2 weeks under lamps -1 week in brooder, no direct warmth -1 week in open pen -Moved outside
  5. 5. COP BROODING $5.10 for pullet day 1 to 4 weeks. $4.79 for broiler day 1 to 4 weeks. Based on 165 chicks • Feed- 200kg @ $240 • Labour-9.25 hrs @ $15/hr • Electricity, bedding, chick
  6. 6. Outdoor Shelters
  7. 7. |---------------------10 feet ------------------| |-------------------7feet-----------------|
  8. 8. Moving, Feeding, Watering The ‘Good’ Ol Days
  9. 9. Pony pump from Princess Auto + 1” fuel hose + elbow to hook over bucket.
  10. 10. 2015 Winter Shelter for Laying Flock
  11. 11. 2016
  12. 12. COP- Pullets $9.27 from 5 weeks to 20 weeks* Based on 165 pullets • Feed- 1 tonne @ $1018 • Labour-26.5 hrs @ $15/hr • Electricity, Bedding Total cost to raise pullet to 20 weeks, before overhead is $14.55
  13. 13. COP- Hens $57.30 from 21 weeks to 72 weeks Based on 165 hens • Feed- 8 tonne @ $998/tonne • Labour- 178 hrs @ $15/hr • Electricity, Bedding, Fuel (for pasture)
  14. 14. HENS & EGGS & MONEY OH MY!
  15. 15. Quickly apparent that clean eggs are a major key to labour savings and better COP on eggs.
  16. 16. Egg Washing @ Polyface
  17. 17. Hen brings in $96.25 over 51 weeks of eggs Hen costs $75 Net Profit per Hen =$20.40 = 21% margin The includes labour, infrastructure, feeding, egg handling/packing/cartons/labels, electricity, etc. Now to get them to market. :) COP EGGS
  18. 18. Rent the Chicken
  19. 19. Pick up and delivery, 2 bags of feed, some sawdust,
  20. 20. $$
  21. 21. Pasture
  22. 22. • Certification application • Feed records • Mortality record • Processing records • Purchase records (ie. chicks) • Sales records • Production notes (ie. when administered ACV, etc.)
  23. 23. Broilers
  24. 24. Our feed mix= barley, soybean, field peas, wheat, oats, corn Mineral mix includes probiotic. Starter= 21% protein Grower= 18% protein Layer mash= 17% protein
  25. 25. a sidebar about feed • Solutions to feed challenges – Buy in bulk – Have consultation with nutrionist – Cheap feed mill- serve others, buy whole grains – Sprouting whole grains – Quality is worth it- if the chickens won’t eat it, it’s a waste all around. – Explain costs to customers- non-GMO means something to a lot of people.
  26. 26. • Apple Cider Vinegar • Hydrogen Peroxide • Kelp • Diatomacheous Earth (added to dust bath) • “Shell” & “Grit” in the winter for layer hens • Stalosan (kaolin clay) for ammonia
  27. 27. Processing- Have a hand in it; literally
  28. 28. Processing- COP Price- $5/bird + $1/shrink bag 40 birds/hr = $200 revenue/hr Cost/hr = $106 • Labour - $60/hr (3 people incl. clean up) • Propane- $3 • Infrastructure (cooler & equip)- $40 • Bags- $2.65 (for 40) Margin = 47%
  29. 29. Value of manure? Lifestyle? Delicious, quality, food security? Family involvement?

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