Montana Mobile Poultry Unit & Slaughtering Guide

by Catherine Haug

Listen up if are looking for a way to process poultry:

MT Mobile Poultry Unit (MPU): Processing Training

This is required training for poultry producers who want to use the MPU to prepare poultry for sale in the retail market.

Class is free and open to the public.

There is a $15.00 fee for the manual, OR  download it at:

Mobile Processing Unit: Training and Use Manual.

The June 2010 class is behind us; but contact Mark Rehder of Farms for Families at 406-222-7585 to arrange to use the MPU, or one of the sponsors, to find out about training opportunities.

See also Montana Poultry Growers Cooperative: Mobile Processing Unit for updates.

Sponsors include: AERO, Lake County Community Development Corporation(LCCDC), Farms for Families, Montana Poultry Growers Cooperative

Slaughtering Guides:

The manual for this class can be downloaded at: Mobile Processing Unit: Training and Use Manual.

See also the article that led to the creation of the MPU: Mobile Processing: Appropriate Technology for Pastured Poultry Producers (, written by UM graduate student S.D. Stokes.

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