Shaw Family Dairy (New England Organic Creamery)

Farm/Brand HeadquartersDracut, MA
ProductsFluid milk
Market AreaMA
Total Score1225
TOTAL (possible score is 1600 plus extra credit) 1225
4-Cow Rating | Excellent
Ownership structure100Family owned business and single farm
Milk Supply100Milked sourced from a single farm
Organic Production50Brand markets both conventional and organic dairy products
Disclosure of Information for Verification70Partial disclosure
Organic Certification100Baystate Organic Certifiers
Other Labels/Standards0None
Grass-fed40Meets minimum USDA percent intake requirements
Soy Free Ration?No
Pasture60Pasturing meets minimum standards
Times Milked90Two times a day (standard protocol on legitimate organic dairies)
Cull/death Rate90Low cull/death rate
Replacements50Outside animals purchased for replacement
Calves75Removed shortly after birth (standard practice)
Antibiotic Use100No Antibiotic use
Hormone Usage100No hormones used
Farm Support100Single farm
Procurement of Ingredients100No outside dairy ingredients used
Extra Credit0None