Is FARM Animal Care required for United States dairy farms?
Oct 30, 2020
Participating in the FARM Animal Care program is not required by law. Milk cooperatives, processors individual farms, and other organizations with dairy farm members elect to participate in the FARM Animal Care program on behalf of their members. Currently 98% of the US milk supply participates in the program. When an organization signs a FARM Animal Care participation form, they commit that 100% of their membership will be evaluated against the current animal care version’s standards and is subject to third party verification.