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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.
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.