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Niche Meat Processors Assistance Network's Mobile Slaughter Unit Manual. 2010. Lauren Gwin and Chris Benedict. This manual offers comprehensive guidance for anyone interested in building and/or operating an inspected mobile slaughter unit (MSU) based upon on the experiences and expertise of several USDA-inspected MSUs in operation.

Island Grown Farmers Co-op. IGFC provides USDA-inspected mobile animal slaughter services to members and non-members in San Juan, Whatcom, Skagit, Island and Snohomish counties in Washington State.

Puget Sound Meat Producers Cooperative. The PSMPC is a non-profit cooperative of local ranchers, farmers, butchers, restaurant owners and others joined in the operation of a mobile, USDA-inspected meat processing unit initially servicing King, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pierce, and Thurston counties.

San Juan Farmers' Plan is a Cut Above, 11-26-2001. Lynda V. Mapes, Seattle Times Newspaper. Farmers hope to operate an on-farm slaughtering unit to support local growers on the San Jaun Islands in Puget Sound.

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