Love Led Farm

1. Name of farm: Love Led Farm

2. Farmer’s/Farm Family name: David and Robin Tucker

3. Street address: 4890 120th Avenue

4. City: Holland

5. State (2-letter abbreviation): MI

6. Zip: 49424

7. Phone number: 616-405-8664

8. Email: davidsgirlrt@yahoo.com

9. Website: loveledfarm.com

Type of Farm/Farm Practices

10. Are you Certified Organic? No

11. Are you Certified Biodynamic?

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?

Chickens (list breeds): Isa Browns
Cornish Cross
Americana

Ducks (list breeds):

Turkeys (list breeds):

Other Poultry (list type and breeds):

Cows (list breeds):

Goats (list breeds): Nubian
Alpine

Pigs (list breeds):

Sheep (list breeds):

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:

20. Do you practice managed grazing? Yes

21. Do you apply compost or compost tea? No

22. Do you apply other soil amendments? No

23. Do you use supplemental feed?

For poultry (list type): non-gmo layer feed
non-gmo grower feed

For cows, sheep, and/or goats (list type): Goats: sweet mix
hay from a local source

For pigs (list type):

Raw Milk

24. Do you supply raw milk? Yes

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

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

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

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

29. Are cows tested for disease? Yes
Which tests, and how often: parasite testing; CL tested; CAE tested

30. Is the milk routinely tested for pathogens, coliform count? No
Which tests, and how often: Daily check for mastitis

31. Is the farm water routinely tested? No

32. Are milk and milk products kept well chilled? Yes

33. Other/Explain (list any other routine practices, or explain any of your answers above? The information above pertains to my dairy goats my goats are hand milked. I offer herd shares.

Butchering Practices

34. Do you sell milk? Yes

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: Our chickens are processed at a nearby local poultry processing facility. Customers pick up at our farm on the same day.

Farm Products

38. Please check off the products you sell and list current prices

Raw whole milk: Goat herd shares: $28/half share–1/2 gal. per week; $50/full share–1 gal. per week. Herd share purchases: $28/half share; $50/full share.

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: pastured, non-gmo meat birds $15.50/whole bird; $16.50/cut-up bird (8 pieces. A 50% deposit is required when ordering. The remainder is due at pick up.

Duck:

Turkey:

Other poultry:

Eggs (list type, chicken, duck, etc) : Chicken–free range, non-gmo $3.50/doz.

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? Yes

40a. Details:
I breed the goats; the chicks are purchased at a local hatchery.

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? Purchase

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44. Where can customers find you? (check all that apply):
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