Regan Family Farm

1. Name of farm: Regan Family Farm

2. Farmer’s/Farm Family name: Tom and Kathy Regan and Family

3. Street address: 8296 Homerich Ave. SW

4. City: Byron Center

5. State (2-letter abbreviation): MI

6. Zip: 49315

7. Phone number: 616-878-6056

8. Email: tkregan10@gmail.com

9. Website: www.providentroad.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?

Chickens (list breeds): Barred Rock, Buff Orpington, Aracauna, Isa Brown, Black Australorp

Ducks (list breeds):

Turkeys (list breeds):

Other Poultry (list type and breeds):

Cows (list breeds): Jersey

Goats (list breeds): Alpine and LaMancha

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: As long as weather permits (no snow)

20. Do you practice managed grazing? No

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): Armada Layer Crumbles, Raw Milk, Greens

For cows, sheep, and/or goats (list type): Specially mixed grain ration from the local mill, Oats, Beet Pulp

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:

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

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?

Butchering Practices

34. Do you sell milk? No

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

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37. Describe or explain any butchering practices:

Farm Products

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

Raw whole milk: We provide cow and goat milk shares – boarding costs on our website.

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: Grass-fed chicken available during the summer – call for current prices.

Duck:

Turkey:

Other poultry:

Eggs (list type, chicken, duck, etc) : Pastured eggs from our free-ranging flock of chickens

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

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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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