Deciding to Process Beef, Hogs, or Deer in Small Meat Plants


August 9, 2017 - Author: Nick McCann

By recommending a focus on speed, and and providing methodology for estimating profitability per species, this brief provides small meat plants a path for deciding which species, or multiple species, to process.

This brief is authored by Nick McCann, Good Food Fund Value Chain Specialist, Center for Regional Food Systems, Michigan State University.


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Related Topic Areas

Michigan Food Hub Learning and Innovation Network, Michigan Good Food Fund, Michigan Meat Network, Michigan Good Food Charter

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Center for Regional Food Systems

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