Creswick Farms

1. Name of farm:  Creswick Farms

2. Farmer’s/Farm Family name: Andrea & Nathan Creswick

3. Street address: 6500 Rollenhagen Rd

4. City: Ravenna

5. State (2-letter abbreviation): MI

6. Zip: 49451

7. Phone number: 616/837-9226

8. Email: contactus@creswickfarms.com

9. Website: www.CreswickFarms.com

Type of Farm/Farm Practices

10. Are you Certified Organic? No

11. Are you Certified Biodynamic? No

12. If you are not Certified Organic, do you use organic production methods? Yes

13. Do you use synthetic fertilizers? No

14. Do you use any of the following: nonorganic pesticides, herbicides, parasiticides, or fungicides? No

Animal Husbandry

15. Do you keep livestock? Yes

16. What animals do you keep?  Beef, Lamb, Pork, Poultry and Eggs
Chickens (list breeds):   Barred Rock, Rhode Island Reds, Isa Brown, White Rocks, Welsummers, Cornish Cross
Ducks (list breeds):  N/A
Turkeys (list breeds): Broad Breasted White
Other Poultry (list type and breeds):
Cows (list breeds):  ”The Creswick Cross” Animals that are selected on their performance on pasture, no one particular breed.
Goats (list breeds):   N/A
Pigs (list breeds):  Duroc, Hampshire, Yorkshire

Sheep (list breeds):   Katahdin, Targhee
Other Animals (list type and breeds):

17. Do you use antibiotics? No

18. Are the animals pasture-fed? Yes

19. How much and for how long: If there is grass, they are out there.

20. Do you practice managed grazing? Yes

21. Do you apply compost or compost tea? Yes

22. Do you apply other soil amendments?

23. Do you use supplemental feed?
For poultry (list type): Pasture plus free choice Corn, Spelt, Barley, Oats and organic minerals and supplements.
For cows, sheep, and/or goats (list type): N/A
For pigs (list type): Pasture plus free choice Corn, Spelt, Barley, Oats and organic minerals and supplements.

Raw Milk

24. Do you supply raw milk? No

25. Do you keep your barn and milk room clean?

26. Do you keep the cows clean/teats washed?

27. Do you thoroughly wash your milking equipment after every milking?

28. Are cows with mastitis or other health problems excluded from milking?

29. Are cows tested for disease
Which tests, and how often?

30. Is the milk routinely tested for pathogens, coliform count?
Which tests, and how often?

31. Is the farm water routinely tested?

32. Are milk and milk products kept well chilled?

33. Other/Explain (list any other routine practices, or explain any of your answers above?

Butchering Practices

34. Do you sell milk? No

35. Meat butchered at a USDA-certified or state-certified abattoir? Yes

36. Meat butchered on the farm? No

37. Describe or explain any butchering practices: USDA/GRANDIN Humane handling & treatment. Animal treatment and handling verified and approved by Farms Without Harm and Animal Welfare Approved
All Creswick Farms products are Nitrite/Nitrate, MSG, Soy, Preservative Free. Sausages, Hams, Bacons and Eggs are processed in our own MDA licensed facility. No animals other than Creswick Farms’ are processed in the facility.

Farm Products

38. Please check off the products you sell and list current prices – See website for pricing and availability.
Raw whole milk:
Raw butter:
Raw cream:
Raw ice cream:
Raw sour cream:
Raw yogurt:
Raw kefir:
Raw cottage cheese:
Whey:
Cheese (list types):
Other dairy (list):
Beef/veal:
Pork:
Goat/kid:
Mutton/lamb:
Other meat:
Chicken:
Duck:
Turkey:
Other poultry:
Eggs (list type, chicken, duck, etc) :
Honey:
Produce (list typical offerings):
Prepared foods (list typical offerings):
Other:

Additional Information

39. Do you only sell animals that are raised on your farm at the address listed?
Yes

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40. Are the animals born on your farm at the address listed? No

40a. Details:
Multiple Pastures at different address.

41. Do you ever purchase animals from auctions or from your processor or do you ever buy parts from your processor (whole pork bellies…)? No

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42. Do you personally attend to your animals at least once a day or do you hire help or farmers to do that for you? Personally Attend

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43. Do you purchase pre-mixed feed from an elevator or do you grind your own? Grind Own

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