Agricultural Alternatives

The goal of the Agricultural Alternatives series is to help you evaluate all aspects of a given enterprise before you commit your time and money. Whether you are a full-time farmer looking to diversify or a part-time farmer looking to generate additional income from your property, there are many important issues to consider when selecting a new enterprise.

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Pheasants
Pheasant Production - Articles Articles

Pheasant Production

Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Professional game breeders in Pennsylvania produce one-half million commercial pheasants annually, and the Pennsylvania Game Commission also produces birds. More
Chukar
Partridge Production - Articles Articles

Partridge Production

Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Partridge producers typically raise one of two distinct species, the chukar or the Hungarian partridge. More
Bobwhite Quail
Bobwhite Quail Production - Articles Articles

Bobwhite Quail Production

Phillip Clauer, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Bobwhite quail production may provide resources for stocking areas where native bird numbers have dwindled. More
Turkeys
Small-Flock Turkey Production - Articles Articles

Small-Flock Turkey Production

Phillip Clauer, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime

Raising turkeys can be a satisfying educational activity as well as a source of economical, high-quality meat for your family and friends. More