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The Economic Feasibility of Producing Pasture Poultry for Limited Resource Farmers in Southeastern North Carolina


  • Ennis, Kelli N.
  • Jefferson-Moore, Kenrett Y.
  • Bynum, Jarvetta S.


This study examines the economic feasibility of two pasture poultry production operations (pasture pen and net range) by limited resource farmers (LRFs) using the Net Present Value (NPV) method of analysis. Results of the NPV method illustrated unacceptable investments for both production operations.

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  • Ennis, Kelli N. & Jefferson-Moore, Kenrett Y. & Bynum, Jarvetta S., 2008. "The Economic Feasibility of Producing Pasture Poultry for Limited Resource Farmers in Southeastern North Carolina," 2008 Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2008, Dallas, Texas 6831, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saeaed:6831

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    1. Gallo, Anthony E., 1996. "The Food Marketing System in 1995," Agricultural Information Bulletins 33679, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
    2. Kinsey, Jean D. & Senauer, Benjamin, 1997. "Food Marketing in an Electronic Age: Implications for Agriculture," Choices, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 12(2).
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    Alternative Enterprises; Agricultural Prosperity; Pasture Poultry Production; Limited Resource Farming; Farm Management; Land Economics/Use;

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