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Xenopus 1, Inc.

5654 Merkel Road

Dexter, MI 48130

Phone: (734) 426-2083

Fax: (734) 426-7763

Web: www.xenopusone.com

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (frogs).

 

Oakwood Research Facility

4996 Lake George Road

Addison Township, MI 48367

Phone: (248) 969-7285

Contact: W. Dale Ogle, President

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (rabbits). In July 2015, Oakwood Research Facility received an Official Warning from the USDA for failure to provide adequate veterinary care, and for caging found to be rusting and with a "large buildup of urine and feces." Oakwood operates another breeding facility in Attica, MI.

 

Oakwood Research Facility

5170 Imlay City Road

Attica, MI 48412

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (rabbits). Oakwood operates another breeding facility in Addison Township, MI.

 

Harlan Laboratories

5735 N. Shoeman Road

Haslett, MI 48840

Phone: (800) 793-7287

Web: www.harlan.com

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (dogs, guinea pigs, hamsters, mice, nonhuman primates, pigs, rabbits, rats); also provides contract research services, lab animal diets (Teklad) and transportation services. Harlan's corporate headquarters is located in Indianapolis, IN.

 

Hodgins Kennels (Great Lakes Biological Company)

6300 Lange Road

Howell, MI 48843

Phone: (517) 546-3078

Contact: Fred R. & Janice Hodgins, Tammy Longhi

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (dogs); one of only five Class B dealers of live, random source dogs and cats remaining in the U.S.

 

Praxis

2723 116th Avenue

Allegan, MI 49010

Phone: (888) 205-1536

Web: http://ipraxisibc.com

Contact: Patrick McKown

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (amphibians, fish).

 

S & S Farms

14135 S. 29th Street

Vicksburg, MI 49097

Phone: (877) 646-4744

Fax: (269) 649-2589

Web: www.snsfarms.com

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (pigs). See also Ramona, CA.

 

R & R Research

19256 W. Kendaville Road

Howard City, MI 49329

Phone: (231) 937-5680

Contact: James Woudenberg, Roberta Woudenberg

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (cats, dogs); one of only five Class B dealers of live, random source dogs and cats remaining in the U.S.

 

D & M Resources (formerly Cheri-Hill Kennel & Supply)

17190 Polk Road

Stanwood, MI 49346

Phone: (231) 823-2392

Fax: (231) 823-2925

Contact: Mark Ulrich

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (dogs); one of only five Class B dealers of live, random source dogs and cats remaining in the U.S.

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fur

There were 9 mink farms in Michigan in 2007 (the most recent year numbers are available), down from 16 in 1997, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

 

Michigan Trappers Association

Web: www.michigantrappers.com

Notes: State trapping association.

 

Michigan Trappers & Predator Callers Association

Web: www.mtpca.com

Notes: State trapping association.

 

Upper Peninsula Trappers Association

www.uptrappers.com

Notes: State trapping association.

 

Dennis Melton

10157 E Miller Road

Durand, MI 48429

Phone: (810) 394-2664

Notes: Wild fur buyer; receiving depot for North American Fur Auctions (www.nafa.ca/wild-fur).

 

PCS Outdoors

5911 Mission Street

Oscoda, MI 48750

Phone: (989) 569-3480 or (989) 569-3482

Fax: (989) 739-3364

Web: www.pcsoutdoors.com

Notes: Large distributor of traps and trapping supplies. PCS Outdoors is a division of Phoenix Composite Solutions.

 

J&K Fur Exchange

2893 South - M65

Whittemore, MI 48770

Phone: (989) 756-2473

Contact: Ralph Degesie

Notes: Wild fur buyer; U.S. agent for Fur Harvesters Auction Inc. (www.furharvesters.com/usagents.html).

 

Jack Brower Fur Farm

15011 Chandler Road

Bath, MI 48808

Notes: Mink farm. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

Steven J. Bursian, Ph.D.

Michigan State University

Department of Animal Science

2209C Anthony Hall

East Lansing, MI 48824

Phone: (517) 355-8415

Fax: (517) 353-1699

Web: www.ans.msu.edu/community/people/bursian_steve.html

Notes: Fur industry researcher. Received $20,000 grant from Fur Commission USA in 2010. Dr. Bursian has received funding from the fur industry for many years. Dr. Bursian used to work with now-retired fur industry researcher Richard Aulerich. MSU operates a mink research farm on campus (the only experimental mink farm in the U.S.).

 

Daniel Miller

23809 Truckenmiller Road

Centerville, MI 49032

Notes: Mink farm. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

Dale Hiatt

30985 Covey Road

Leonidas, MI 49066

Notes: Fox farm. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

Natural Fibers

17519 L Drive South

Marshall, MI 49068

Contact: Joe & Marie McFadden

Notes: Fox farm. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

Geri Van Elderen

1540 6th Street

Martin, MI 49070

Phone: (269) 672-2115

Contact: Geri & Sheri Van Elderen

Notes: Mink farm. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

Fox Haven

1806 E. Hinchman Road

Berrien Springs, MI 49103

Contact: James E. & Judith Brown

Notes: Fox farm.

 

Lemon Creek Fox Ranch

2224 E. Lemon Creek Road

Berrien Springs, MI 49103

Phone: (616) 471-4961

Contact: William V. & Norma Kechkaylo

Notes: At same address, Wicklewood Kennels.

 

Robert W. Nesbit

5290 Sharp Road

Palmyra, MI 49268

Notes: Fox farm.

 

Fisk Fox Farm

11576 Sprague

Sand Lake, MI 49343

Phone: (616) 984-5564

Contact: Douglas R. and Diane Fisk

 

Van Elderen Brothers

2345 6th Street

Shelbyville, MI 49344

Phone: (269) 672-5123 or (616) 672-7390

Fax: (269) 672-9000

Contact: Michael & Hermina Vanelderen

Notes: Mink farm. Van Elderen also operates a feed mill in the nearby village of Martin (892 E. Allegan Street).

 

LeFebre’s Mink Farm

1260 146th Avenue

Wayland, Ml 49348

Contact: Randall J. LeFebre

Notes: Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

Scholten Fur Farm (Scholten Feeds)

260 139th Avenue

Wayland, Ml 49348

Phone: (269) 792-7747

Fax: (269) 792-8483

Contact: John Scholten

Notes: Large mink farm.

 

fur farm

2495 Phaneuf

Traverse City, MI 49686

Contact: Brian Fisher

Notes: Mink farm. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

Mark Spencer

N4552 Spencer Lane

Moran, MI 49760

Phone: (906) 292-4779

Notes: Wild fur buyer; U.S. agent for Fur Harvesters Auction Inc. (www.furharvesters.com/usagents.html).

 

Greenway Farms

2928 Petersville Road

Rogers City, MI 49779

Contact: Marie E. Greenway

Notes: Fox farm.

 

Jander Fur Farm

N17725 County Road 551

Harris Township (Bark River), MI 49807

Phone: (906) 466-2909

Contact: Gregory Jander

Notes: Mink farm. Located at northwest corner of 551 and Dump Road Number 44.

 

Robert Roell & Sons

N11218 State Highway 95

Channing, MI 49815

Contact: Robert Roell, Kenneth Roell, David Roell, Vince Roell

Notes: Mink farm. There are two large farms south of Channing on State Highway 95; east side of road.

 

Sturdy Mink

5218 18.9 Lane

Gladstone, Ml 49837

Phone: (906) 786-7835

Contact: Robert & Rita Sturdy

Notes: Large mink farm. Entrance located off of 19th Lane, about 1/2 mile west of County Road 426/Michigan 5/G38.

 

JET Mink Ranch

N2119 Bay De Noc Drive

Menominee, MI 49858

Phone: (906) 863-3113

Contact: John Kellogg

Notes: Large mink farm. Bay De Noc Drive is also known as Old US 41. Farm is located at southwest corner of Bay De Noc and 5.25 Lane, west of US 41.

 

Pipkorn, Inc.

W4503 US Highway 2

Powers, MI 49874

Phone: (906) 497-5725 or (906) 497-5803

Contact: Thomas D. Pipkorn, Steve Pipkorn

Notes: Mink farm. Located between Kluba Lane and Quarry Road K.5; south side of highway. Two clusters of sheds, 1/2 block apart.

 

Scott & Amber McGee

E1751 Pantti Road

Skandia, MI 49885

Phone: (906) 439-5276

Notes: Small mink farm.

 

John Gunville

N-125 County Road 577

Vulcan, MI 49892

Phone: (906) 563-5940

Notes: Wild fur buyer; U.S. agent for Fur Harvesters Auction Inc. (www.furharvesters.com/usagents.html).

 

Roger Tourangeau III

N15072 D-1 Road

Wilson, MI 49896

Phone: (906) 466-2840

Notes: Mink farm. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

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slaughterhouses

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

 

Turri's Italian Foods

16695 Common Road

Roseville, MI 48066

Phone: (586) 773-6010

MP

 

C. Roy

444 Roy Drive

Yale, MI 48097

Phone: (810) 387-3975

MPV

 

Wolverine Packing

1340 Winder

Detroit, MI 48207

Phone: (313) 259-7500

M

 

Berry & Sons Rababeh Islamic Slaughter

2496 Orleans Street

Detroit, MI 48207

Phone: (313) 259-6925

Contact: Salah Rababeh, owner

M

Notes: Cited in September 2014 and June 2014 for egregious violations of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act (USDA inspector observed animals handled and/or slaughtered cruelly).

 

KBD

1939 Adelaide Street

Detroit, MI 48207

Phone: (313) 963-2900

MP

 

Jos. Sanders

237 S Main

Custer, MI 48405

Phone: (231) 757-4768

M

 

Weltin Meat Packing

8678 Fifth Street

Minden City, MI 48456

Phone: (989) 864-8888

MV

 

McNees Meats and Wholesale

6267 Old State Road

North Branch, MI 48461

Phone: (810) 688-2408

MV

Notes: Cited in July 2014 for an egregious violation of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act (USDA inspector observed an animal handled and/or slaughtered cruelly).

 

Johnston's Meats

4470 Sandusky Road

Peck, MI 48466

Phone: (810) 378-5455

M

 

Bernthal Packing

9378 Junction Road

Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Phone: (989) 652-2648

MP

 

Walsh Packing Company

7551 Pigeon Road

Pigeon, MI 48755

Phone: (989) 453-2961

MPV

 

Michigan State University

Department of Animal Science

Anthony Hall

474 S. Shaw Lane

East Lansing, MI 48824

Phone: (517) 355-8452

MP

 

Munsell's Poultry Processing

6131 Mason Road

Fowlerville, MI 48836

Phone: (517) 375-9908

P

 

Graham's Organic Meats

3653 E Weidman

Rosebush, MI 48878

Phone: (989) 433-5900

MPV

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

 

Jones Butchering & Meat Processing

7965 Potters Road

Saranac, MI 48881

Phone: (616) 642-9212

MP

 

Al-Madina Halal Slaughterhouse

14995 15 Mile Road

Marshall, MI 49068

Phone: (260) 267-8004

M

 

JBS Plainwell

11 Eleventh Street

Plainwell, MI 49080

Phone: (269) 685-6886

Web: www.jbssa.com

M

Notes: Cited in June 2014 for an egregious violation of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act (USDA inspector observed an animal handled and/or slaughtered cruelly).

 

Scotts Hook & Cleaver

8713 S 38th Street

Scotts, MI 49088

Phone: (269) 626-8891

MPV

 

Countryside Quality Meats

1184 Adolph Road

Union City, MI 49094

Phone: (517) 741-4275

MPV

 

BEF Foods

200 N Wolcott Street

Hillsdale, MI 49242

Phone: (517) 437-3349

M

 

Hillsdale County Meats

11560 E Territorial Road

Waldron, MI 49288

Phone: (517) 286-6270

M

Notes: Cited in May 2014 for an egregious violation of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act (USDA inspector observed an animal handled and/or slaughtered cruelly).

 

Otto's Poultry

5622 Whitneyville Road

Middleville, MI 49333

Phone: (269) 795-7696

P

 

De Vries Meats

17685 80th Ave.

Coopersville, MI 49404

Phone: (616) 837-6061

M

 

Fillmore Beef

5812 142nd Ave.

Holland, MI 49423

Phone: (616) 396-6693

M

 

West Michigan Beef

3007 Van Buren Street

Hudsonville, MI 49426

Phone: (616) 669-1212

MV

 

Michigan Turkey Producers Co-op

2140 Chicago Drive SW

Wyoming, MI 49519

Phone: (616) 245-2221

MP

 

RRR Meat Processing

90 Muskoday Trail

Buckley, MI 49620

Phone: (231) 269-3538

MP

 

Ebels Meat Processing

420 E Prosper Road

Falmouth, MI 49632

Phone: (231) 826-3333

Web: http://ebelsgeneralstore.com

MPV

 

Rainbow Packing

3532A 18th Road

Escanaba, MI 49829

Phone: (906) 786-7098

MPV

 

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