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ECOLOGICAL MEAT STANDARD VERIFIED

VERIFIED 08 FEBRUARY 2017

Napa Grass Farmers Water Buffalo

This farm has been awarded a EMS GRADE 9, certificate valid through 08 FEBRUARY 2018.

LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION (Technical Administrator Notes)

GENETICS: 2 Points Awarded (Green)

Black Water Buffalo - This Breed has a slow healthier growth rate than conventional cattle and are able to survive and breed in the wild without human assistance.

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SUBMITTED MATERIALS

LIFESTYLE: 2 Points Awarded (Green)

These buffalo have a rotational pasture lifestyle. They are rotated daily on pasture using paddocks electric fencing 

NUTRITION: 2 Point Awarded (Yellow)

Buffalo are grass fed from and finished to the last day.   This feed is ecological appropriate and is accustomed to the animals wild diet.  

DEPARTURE: 2 Point Awarded (Yellow)

Buffalo experience no transport and are processed using mobile slaughter facility in groups of 4 or less. 

POST PROCESSING: 2 Points Awarded (Green)

Buffalo are hung for two weeks in registered USDA/state butcher facility before final processing. 

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