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laboratory animal suppliers

 

Millbrook Breeding Labs

1730 S East Street

Amherst, MA 01002

Phone: (413) 253-5083

Fax: (413) 253-0562

Web: www.millbrooklabs.com

Contact: Robert McAllister, President

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (rabbits); also provides contract research services. “Our operation consists of six breeding buildings that are purposely located on five separate sites.” Located at intersection of Bay Road, Warrren Wright Road and Lamson Avenue (southeast of the city center).

 

E.M. Parsons & Sons

40 Mill Valley Road

Hadley, MA 01035

Phone: (413) 584-0629

Fax (413) 585-1609

Contact: Earle M. Parsons, Matthew J. Parsons

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (pigs, sheep).

 

Connecticut Valley Biological

82 Valley Road

Southampton, MA 01073

Phone: (800) 628-7748 or (413) 527-4030

Fax: (800) 355-6813

Web: www.ctvalleybio.com

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (amphibians, chicken eggs, fish).

 

New England Swine

Tufts University

200 Westboro Road

North Grafton, MA 01536

Phone: (508) 887-4789

Fax: (508) 839-7946

Web: www.tufts.edu/vet/research/collaboration.html

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (pigs).

 

DaVINCI Biomedical Research Products

40 Maple Street

South Lancaster, MA 01561

Phone: (978) 368-3477

Fax: (978) 368-3579

Web: www.davincibiomed.com

Contact: Joe Villani, President

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (dogs, goats, guinea pigs, mice, nonhuman primates, pigs, rabbits, rats, sheep); also provides contract research services. See Garner, NC.

 

Elm Hill Labs

7 Kidder Road

Chelmsford, MA 01824

Phone: (800) 941-4349 or (978) 256-2322

Fax: (978) 256-2545

Web: www.elmhilllabs.com

Contact: Robb Kydd, Bob Kydd, Jean Kydd, Shelly Kydd

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (guinea pigs).

 

Charles River

251 Ballardvale Street

Wilmington, MA 01887

Phone: (800) LAB-RATS

Fax: (800) 992-7329

Web: www.criver.com

Contact: James C. Foster, CEO

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (gerbils, guinea pigs, hamsters, mice, rabbits, rats). World's largest supplier of animals for vivisection. Corporate headquarters. See also:  Hollister, CA, Frederick, MD, Alamogordo, NM, Kingston, NY, Raleigh, NC and Houston, TX. In addition to the breeding facilities listed on this website, Charles  River has other facilities in the U.S. where it provides contract research and other  services.

 

Cytogen Research and Development

89 Bellevue Hill Road

West Roxbury, MA 02132

Phone: (617) 325-7774

Fax: (617) 327-2405

Web: http://cytogenhamsters.com

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (hamsters).

 

Rhenos / Pacific Forest Resources

831 Beacon Street

Newton Center, MA 02459

Phone: (617) 879-0088

Fax: (617) 278-9142

Web: www.rhenos.com

Contact: Jeffrey D. Rosenberg

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (nonhuman primates). 831 Beacon Street is a Mail Boxes Etc. mail drop; the company houses primates elsewhere, such as at Buckshire Corp. (Perkasie, PA).

 

Bio Breeders

116 Templeton Pkwy.

Watertown, MA 02472

Phone: (617) 926-5278

Fax: (617) 926-6789

Web: www.biobreeders.com

Contact: Freddy Homburger, President

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (hamsters).

 

Pine Acres Rabbitry/Farm

299 E. Main Street

Norton, MA 02766

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (rabbits, pigs, sheep).

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fur

 

Massachusetts Trappers Association

Web: www.masstrappers.org

Notes: State trapping association.

 

Berkshire Furs

172 Peru Road / County Road 143

Hinsdale, MA 01235

Phone: (413) 655-2653

Contact: Earl & Jeanne Carmel

Notes: Mink farm. Located east of the city center. Farm reported closed in January 2010. The Carmel family also operates a retail store, Beck Furs, in Albany, NY (www.beckfurs.com). Jeanne Carmel is a former president of the American Mink Council.

 

Riverdale Mills Corporation

130 Riverdale Street

Northbridge, MA 01534

Phone: (800) 762-6374 or (508) 234- 8715

Fax: (508) 234-9595

Web: www.riverdale.com

Contact: James M. Knott, Owner & CEO

Notes: Manufacturer of cages for mink farms.

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slaughterhouses

M = cow, pig, sheep, goat slaughter  /  P = poultry slaughter  /  V = other animals

 

Adam’s Farm Slaughterhouse

854 Bearsden Road

Athol, MA 01331

Phone: (978) 249-9441

MV

Notes: Cited in May 2013 for an egregious violation of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act (USDA inspector observed an animal handled and/or slaughtered cruelly).

 

E.L. Blood and Son (Blood Farm)

94 W Main Street

West Groton, MA 01450

Phone: (978) 448-6669

MV

 

J & G Foods

1 Blackstone Street

Sutton, MA 01590

Phone: (508) 865-1101

MP

 

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