Break-even Analysis of Small-Scale Production of Pastured Organic Poultry

Kathleen Painter, Elizabeth Myhre, Andy I. Bary, Craig G. Cogger and Whitney Jemmett
PNW 665 | January 2015


Data from five years of trials at Washington State University were used to compare costs and returns for pastured organic broilers using two strains of Cornish Cross meat birds, the industry standard.

About the authors

Kathleen Painter
Extension agricultural economist
University of Idaho
Elizabeth Myhre
Research technician
Washington State University
Andy I. Bary
Senior scientific assistant
Washington State University
Craig G. Cogger
Extension soil scientist
Washington State University
Whitney Jemmett
Research associate
University of Idaho

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