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Growing Organically Since 1982

The Massachusetts Organic Livestock Resource Guide

Compiled for the Massachusetts Northeast Organic Farmers Association.


1. ORGANIC GRAIN MILLS AND PROCESSORS
2. ORGANIC FEED DISTRIBUTORS AND CO-OPS
3. ORGANIC HAY RESOURCES
4. STOCK SOURCES
5. PROCESSING FACILITIES
6. HEALTH AND NUTRITION
7. ALTERNATIVE VETRENARY MEDICINE
8. FENCING
9. PEST CONTROL PRODUCTS
10. HELPFUL PUBLICATIONS AND RESOURCES AND ORGANIZATIONS
11. NOFA MASSACHUSETTS ORGANIC DAIRY PROGRAM


1. ORGANIC GRAIN MILLS AND PROCESSORS

Keystone Grain Ltd
Roger Rivest, Organic Division Manager
PO.Box 1236
Winkler MB., CANADA
R6W 4B3
204-325-9555
www.keystonegrain.com
rrivest@keystonegrain.com

Kreamer Feed / Natures Best
Julie Eriksson
215 Kreamer ave
Kreamer, PA 17833
800-767-4537
www.kreamerfeed.com
info@kreamerfeed.com

Cold Springs Farm
379 Slate Hill Rd.
Sharon Springs, NY 13459
518-234-8320
www.coldspringsfarm.net
csfarm@capital.net

P.A. Lessard
745 93e Rue
Ville de Saint-Georges
Quebec, Canada G5Y 3K4
418-228-8918
www.palessard.qc.ca
pa@palessard.qc.ca

McGeary Organics
PO Box 299
Lancaster, PA 17608
800-624-3279
www.mcgearyorganics.com
sales@mcgearyorganics.com

Green Mountain Feeds Inc
PO Box 505
Bethel Vt. 05032
802-234-6578
www.greenmountainfeeds.com
edutil@greenmountainfeeds.com

Lightning Tree Farm
132 Andrew Haight Rd
Millbrook, NY 12545
845-677-9507

Lakeview Organic Grain
119 Hamilton Place
Penn Yan, NY 14527
315-531-1038
www.lakevieworganicgrain.com
mh@lakevieworganicgrain.com
Dealers wanted

Blue Seal Feed
PO Box 8000
Londonderry, NH 03053
1-800-367-2730
www.blueseal.com/livestock/organiclife
services@blueseal.com


2. LOCAL ORGANIC GRAIN DISTRIBUTORS

Smith Bodfish and Swift (SBS) green mountain
4 80 State Rd
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
508-696-7271

Bernardston Farm Supply green mountain
43 River St
Bernadston, MA 01337
413-648-9311

The Farmer's Shed pa lessard
243 Knight's Pond Rd
South Berwick, ME 03908
207- 384-5090
thefarmer'sshed@meedamfarm.com

Highland Thistle Farm green mountain
289 North Society Rd.
Canterbury, CT 06331
860-546-3960
htf@charterinternet.com

Horse and Buggy Feed natures best
380 School St Winchendon, Ma 01475
978-297-2518
www.horseandbuggyfeeds.com

Horse and Buggy Feed natures best
Dunbar St.
Keene, NH 03431
603-352-0328
www.horseandbuggyfeeds.com

Mount Tully Kennels natures best
135 Fryeville Rd.
Orange, Ma 01364
978-575-0614

Kimball Farm green mountain feed
791 East Broadway Haverhill, MA 01830
978-521-3990
www.kimballfarmfeeds.com
lisah@kimballfarmfeeds.com

Mid Cape Pet and Feed blue seal feed
515 Station Ave
S. Yarmouth, MA 02664
800-641-8558

Moon in the Pond Farm lightning tree feed
816 Barnum St
Sheffield, MA 01257
413-229-3092
www.mooninthepond.com

Gardener Farm and Home natures best
633 W. Broadway
Gardener, MA 01440
978-632-0991

Waquoit Feed and Grain blue seal feed
411 Waquoit Rd.
Falmouth, MA 02536
508-457-9400

Eriksons Grain Mill green mountain
113 Main st.
Acton, MA
978-263-4733

Great Barrington Agway blue seal feed
30 Maple Avenue
Great Barrington, MA 01230
413-528-2390

Amherst Farmers Supply green mountain
320 So. Pleasant St.
Amherst, MA 01002
413-253-3436

Community Feed Stores green mountain
18 Mechanic,
Easthampton, MA 01027
413- 527-0778

Hardwick Farmers Co-op green mountain
444 Lower Rd
Hardwick, MA 01031
413-477-6913
www.hardwickfarmers.net

New Beginnings Farm natures best
Townsend, MA 01031
978- 597-2754
www.newbeginningsfarm.com
kim@newbeginningsfarm.com

ORGANIC GRAIN CO-OPS

Big Hill Farm Co-op green mountain
Orleans, MA
508-255-9803

Hidden Wonders Farm Co-op green mountain
305 Baptist Hill Rd.
Canterbury, NH 03224
603-783-9648
wonder@totalnetnh.net

Many Hands Organic Farm Co-op natures best
411 Sheldon Rd.
Barre, MA 01005
978- 355-2853
julie@mhof.net

GREENFIELD FARMERS CO-OP green mountain
269 High St.
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-773-9639
www.greenfieldfarmerscoop.com


3. ORGANIC HAY RESOURCES (consult individual farms about certification status)

Bruce Ballard
517 Palmyra Rd
St. Albans, ME 04971
207- 938-2371

Halldale Farm
938 Halldale Rd.
Montville ME 04941
(207) 382-6255

Middle Branch Farm
280 Colburn Road
New Boston, NH, 03070
603-487-2540
www.middlebranchfarm.com
middlebranchfarm@comcast.net

Moon in the Pond Farm
816 Barnum St
Sheffield Ma 01257
413-229-3092
www.mooninthepond.com
dom@mooninthepond.com

Sweetwater Farm
Petersham, MA
413-813-5746
burtonik@yahoo.com

Westwind Farm
83 Chicopee rd
PO box 43
Standish, ME
207-642-5056
www.thehayguy.com
westwind1@adelphia.net


4. STOCK SOURCES

HATCHERIES

Bob's Turkey Farm
181 Old Common Rd
Lancaster, MA
978-365-9271
www.bobsturkeyfarm.com

Ridgeway Hatchery
615 North High St
LaRue, OH 43332
740-499-2163
www.ridgewayhatchery.com

Clearview Hatchery Stock Farm and Hatchery
Po box 399
Gratz, PA 17030
717-365-3234

Sandhill Preservation
1878 230th Street
Calamus, IA 52729
563-246-2299
sandhill@fbcom.net
www.sandhillpreservation.com

Murray McMurray Hatchery
Box 458, 191 Closz Drive
Webster City, IA 50595-0458
800-456-3280
www.mcmurrayhatchery.com


5. PROCESSING FACILITIES

Adams Farm
775 Bearsden Rd.
Athol, MA.
978-249-9441

EL Blood and Sons
94 West Main St
West Groton, MA 01472
978-448-6669

Valley View Farm
Matt LeClerk
179 Barre Rd
Templeton, MA 01468
978-833-1549
Limited livestock and poultry processing call for more info

DenBesten Farms
Terry DenBesten
8 North St
Bridgewater, MA
508-922-1917

Maurice's Slaughter House
155 Gooseneck Hill Rd
Canterbury, CT
860- 546-9588

Ed Stearns Dressed Meats Inc
137 Southbridge Rd,
Charlton, MA
508- 248-7866

Hilltown Pork
Cannan, NY
518-781-4050


6. HEALTH AND NUTRITION

Agri-Dynamics
Po box
Martins Creek, PA 18063
610-250-9280
www.agri-dynamics.com
jbrunetti@agri-dynamics.com
herbal based products, vitamins, minerals, and colostrums whey products

North Country Organics
Box 372 / 203 Depot St
Bradford, VT 05033
Phone (802) 222-4277
www.norganics.com
nfo@norganics.com
Diatomaceous earth, organic mineral packages for livestock, organic pest controls

Thorvin Kelp, USA
220 Race St, PO Box 458
New Castle, VA 24127
Eli Chandler
800 -464-0417
sales@thorvin.com
seaweed based nutrients

The Fertrell Company
Box 265
Bainbridge, PA 17502
717- 367-1566
info@fertrell.com
www.fertrell.com
Colostrum products, organic mineral packages: custom mix to the needs of your animals, other animal health products

Lancaster Agriculture Products
60 North Ronks Rd.
Lancaster, PA 17572
717-687-9222
www.lancasterag.com
sales@lancasterag.com
animal nutrition and health products

Helfter Feeds, Inc
Jim Helfter
135 North Railroad St
Osco, IL 61274
www.helfterfeeds.com
helfter@helfterfeeds.com
866- 435-3837
Vitamin, mineral and nutritional supplements

Natur's Way, Inc
1374 Horned Owl Rd
Horton, KS 66439
785- 486-3302
www.naturs-way.com
contact@naturs-way.com
organic feed probiotics, direct-fed microbials


7. ALTERNATIVE VETRINARY MEDICINE

Dr. Clark Shaffer VMD
Clark Veterinary Clinic
P.O Box 353
Palmyra, PA 17078
717-838-9563
www.clarkvetclinic.com
Phone consults

Delgado-Lecaroz, Rosario
Country Veterinary Services
Upton, MA 01568
508-887-1398
Conventional and alternative therapies for livestock, and small animals

Washington Homeopathic Products, Inc.
33 Farifax St
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
800- 336-1695
www.homeopathyworks.com
info@homeopathyworks.com
Homeopathic kits, remedies, tinctures, ointments, books


8. Fencing

Kencove Fence
344 Kendale Rd
Blairsville, PA 15717
724-459-8991
www.kencove.com/fence/

Mobile electro mesh fencing
Premier Fencing
2031 300th st
Washington IA 52353
1-800-282-6631
www.premier1supplies.com

River Valley Fencing
413-384-4071
www.rivervalleyfencing.com

Wellscroft Farm Fence Systems
167 Sunset Hill Chesham
Harrisville, NH 03455
603-827-3464
www.welscroft.com
info@wellscroft.com

Zareba Systems
69 North Locust Street
Lititz, PA 17543
1-800-800-1819
www.zarebasystems.com
consumercare@woodstream.com


9. PEST CONTROL

Spalding Laboratories
760 Printz Rd.
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
1-888-880-1579
www.spalding-labs.com fly predators

PM Laboratories Inc
Main St.
Locke, NY 13092
315-497-2063
ipminfo@ipmlabs.com
Beneficial organisms for pest control

Rincon-Vitova Insectaries Inc
Po box 1555
Ventura, CA 93002
800-248-2847
www.rinconvitova.com
bugnet@rinconvitova.com
Fly predators, odor control materials, and beneficial

Farnams Company Inc
301 West Osborn St
Phoenix, AR 85013
1800-234-2269
www.farnam.com
Insecticide free fly traps


10. HELPFUL PUBLICATIONS, RECOURSES, AND ORGANIZATIONS

Baystate Organic Certifiers
c/o Don Franczyk
683 River St.
Winchendon, MA 01475
(978) 297-4171
baystateorganic@earthlink.net

Organic Materials Review Institute
Box 11558
Eugene, OR 97440
541-343-7600
info@omri.org

Massachusetts Poultry Enhancement Council
Ed Hageman
617-626-1796
Megan Megrath
617-626-1798

"Organic Dairy Farming"
Kickapoo Organic Resource Network
Acres USA Books
800-355-5313

"Organic Livestock Handbook"
Anne Macey editor
Acres USA Books
800-355-5313

"Natural Cattle Care"
Pat Coleby
Acres USA Books
800-355-5313

"Backyard Poultry Naturally"
Alanna Moore
Acres USA Books
800-355-5313

American Livestock Breed Conservancy
www.albc-usa.org

Humane, Healthy Poultry Production: A Manual for Organic Growers
by Karma Glos
www.nofamass.org/store

Organic Dairy Production
by Sarah Flack
www.nofamass.org/store

Remedies for health problems of the organic laying flock
www.kingbirdfarm.com/Layerhealthcompendium.pdf

The Meatrix
http://www.themeatrix.com/

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