Pet Industry Podcast: The Rise of Chickens as Pets | Featuring Sean Warner of Grubbly Farms
Step aside puppies; we have poultry as pets! In this episode of the Pet Industry Podcast, hosts Dr. Megan Sprinkle and Dr. Mary Cope welcome Sean Warner, co-founder, and CEO of Grubbly Farms, a company focusing on creating premium products for poultry. Sean shares insights on the increasing popularity of chickens as pets, discusses the challenges and opportunities within the poultry pet industry, and explains how Grubbly Farms sources its insect protein and formulates its chicken feed.
They also cover the topic of balancing sustainability concerns with providing nutrition and health benefits for pet birds. If you're interested in the pet industry, sustainable farming or backyard poultry, then this episode is a must-watch.
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00:00 Introduction to the Pet Industry Podcast
00:15 The Rise of Poultry in the Pet Industry
00:39 Interview with Sean Warner, CEO of Grubbly Farms
01:21 Sean's Journey into the Poultry Industry
03:09 The Role of Insects in Poultry Nutrition
04:34 The Sustainability Aspect of Insect Protein
08:53 Understanding the Challenges of Backyard Poultry
09:02 The Legalities and Practicalities of Keeping Chickens
13:14 The Importance of Proper Nutrition for Poultry
14:09 The Future of Poultry Nutrition
40:27 The Impact of Poultry Ownership on Other Pet Choices
47:47 Closing Remarks and Podcast Outro
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