The Milkhouse

Rating
Farm/Brand HeadquartersMonmouth, ME
ProductsFluid milk
Websitewww.mainemilkhouse.com/
Market AreaMaine
Total Score1485
CriteriaPointsComment
TOTAL (possible score is 2700)1485
5-Cow Rating | Top-Rated—Beyond Organic
Ownership structure100Family farm
Milk Supply100Single farm
Organic Production100Brand only markets organic dairy products
Disclosure of Information for Verification100Full disclosure
Organic Certification100MOFGA
Other Labels/Standards0None
Grass-fed60Exceeds USDA minimum percent intake requirements
Soy Free Ration?No
Pasture85Good pasture compliance using rotational grazing; incorporating some silvopasture
Times Milked90Two times a day (standard protocol on legitimate organic dairies)
Cull/death Rate100Very low cull rate
Replacements100Closed herd
Calves75Remove calf shortly after birth (standard practice) with plans for mobile pens on pasture
Antibiotic Use100No antibiotic use
Hormone Usage100No hormones used
Farm Support100Lives on premises
Procurement of Ingredients100No outside ingredients used
Extra Credit75OSP submitted - very transparent.