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laboratory animal suppliers

 

Hilltop Lab Animals

131 Hilltop Drive

Scottdale, PA 15683

Phone: (800) 245-6921 or (724) 887-8480

Fax: (724) 887-3582

Website: www.hilltoplabs.com

Contact: Edward S. Miedel, President

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (guinea pigs, mice, rats).

 

Wally Whippo

273 Gilmore Road

Enon Valley, PA 16120

Phone: (724) 336-5807

Fax: (724) 336-5800

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (pigs).

 

Fischer Farms/Windy Ridge Farm

493 N Tower Road

Fombell, PA 16123

Phone: (724) 752-1363

Fax: (724) 752-1363

Contact: Stephen & Christine Fischer

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (cows).

 

Covance Research Products

310 Swamp Bridge Road

Denver, PA 17517

Phone: (800) 345-4114 or (717) 336-4921

Fax: (717) 336-5344

Web: www.covance.com

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (dogs, nonhuman primates, rabbits); also provides contract research services. Covance Research Products is a subsidiary of Covance (Princeton, NJ). Locations in Cumberland, VA and Alice, TX.

 

Alder Ridge Farms

442 Reynolds Road

Lakewood, PA 18439

Phone: (717) 727-3458

Fax: (717) 727-3459

Contact: Elizabeth R. Barton, President

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (dogs); supplies “purpose bred, closed colony mongrels” to Harlan.

 

Triple F Farms

3573 Vetter Road

Sayre, PA 18840

Phone: (866) 817-1756 or (570) 888-4874

Fax: (570) 888-5017

Website: www.triplefresearch.com, www.tripleffarms.com

Contact: John & Diana Fallenstein

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (ferrets).

 

Animal Biotech Industries

5398 Point Pleasant Pike

Doylestown, PA 18901

Phone: (215) 766-7413

Fax: (215) 766-7311

Web: www.animalbiotech.com

Contact: Gary L. Brubaker, CEO, & President

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (pigs, sheep); also provides contract research services.

 

Buckshire Corporation

2025 Ridge Road

Perkasie, PA 18944

Phone: (215) 257-0116

Fax: (215) 257-9329

Website: www.buckshire-corp.com

Contact: Glen Wrigley, Owner; Sharon Hursh, President

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (nonhuman primates); contract research services. Buckshire Corp. acts as a quarantine facility for Prima Resources, a breeder of nonhuman primates in China. Sharon Hursh also raises ponies at the property (“Sequoia Lane Farm”).

 

Three Springs Scientific

1730 West Rock Road

Perkasie, PA 18944

Phone: (215) 257-6055

Fax: (215) 257-3773

Contact: James F. Sears, President

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (nonhuman primates).

 

Shared Enterprises

475 Church Road

Richlandtown, PA 18955

(alternate address: 280 Stonegate Road, Devon, PA 19333)

Phone: (215) 536-9388

Fax: (215) 529-7128

Contact: C.K. Hsu, Michael Hsu

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (nonhuman primates); also a flower/garden business.

 

Ace Animals

670 Englesville Road

Boyertown, PA 19512

Phone: (610) 367-6047

Fax: (610) 367-6048

Website: www.aceanimals.com

Contact: Ronald Swavely, President

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (mice, rats). In March 2010, Ace Animals was purchased by SAGE Labs (St. Louis, MO).

 

Schick Enterprises

3320 Scherer Road

(alternate address: 1631 Grim Road, Kutztown, PA 19530)

Kutztown, PA 19530

Phone: (800) 527-7675 or (610) 683-9645

Fax: (610) 683-8874

Web: www.schickenterprises.com

Contact: Paul Schick

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (pigs).

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fur

There were 11 mink farms in Pennsylvania in 2007 (the most recent year numbers are available), according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

 

Pennsylvania Trappers Association

Web: www.patrappers.com

Notes: State trapping association.

 

Jim Griffith

691 Brownstown Hill

Stoystown, PA 15563

Phone: (814) 893-5192

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

 

Bogus Fur Farm

360 Theatre Road

Carrolltown, PA 15722

Phone: (814) 344-6651

Fax: (814) 344-2097

Contact: James & Rosalie Bogus

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Kuzar

109 Mink Farm Lane

Nicktown, PA 15762

Phone: (814) 948-5614

Contact: Steve & Doris Kuzar

Notes: Mink farm.

 

George Rykola

557 Colver Road

Ebensburg, PA 15931

Phone: (814) 472-8447

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Western Pennsylvania Fur Farmers Cooperative Association

1401 Lemon Drop Road

Ebensburg, PA 15931

Phone: (814) 674-8069

Notes: Fur farm feed supplier. Located at southwest corner of Lemon Drop and Brick Roads.

 

Oakwood Mink Farm

108 Oakwood Road

Boyers, PA 16020

Phone: (724) 735-2175

Contact: Robert & Kim DeMatteis

 

Preston Fur Farm

383 S. Good Hope Road

Greenville, PA 16125

Phone: (724) 588-5374 or (724) 588-7973

Fax: (724) 588-2861

Contact: James L. Preston, Gary Preston, Gail & Lorri Preston

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Wes & Carol Osborne

913 High Hill Road

Pulaski, PA 16143

Phone: (724) 654-8266

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

 

Mindek Brothers Fur Farm

4940 Shannon Road, 4937 Shannon Road

Erie, PA 16510

Phone: (814) 825-5047 or (814) 825-5310

Fax: (814) 455-6336

Contact: Forrest J. Mindek, Nick O. Mindek, Hunter L. Mindek

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Lawrence Dana Fox Ranch

9129 Station Road

Erie, PA 16510

Phone: (814) 725-1669

 

Priselac Farm

5437 Green Acres Road

Houtzdale, PA 16651

Contact: Joseph Priselac

Notes: Fox farm. Also a dairy farm.

 

Cocolamus Creek Supplies

31109 Route 35 North

McAlisterville, PA  17049

Phone: (717) 463-3044

Fax: (717) 463-0031

Web: www.cocolamuscreeksupplies.com

Contact: Donald E. Elsasser

Notes: Wild fur buyer, trapping supplies; the Elsasser family operate a waste removal business at the same address (Cocolamus Creek Disposal Service).

 

The Fur Shed

446 Buchanan Trail West

Greencastle, PA 17225

Phone: (717) 597-7772

Contact: Paul Strausner

Notes: Wild fur buyer, trapping supplies.

 

Glen Trone

400 Hess Farm Road

Dallastown, PA 17313

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

 

Richard H. Stahl & Sons Fur Farm

275 Fegley Road

Sunbury, PA 17801

Phone: (570) 286-2157 or (570) 286-2262

Fax: (570) 286-8011

Contact: Mark Stahl, Rick Stahl, Alma Stahl

Notes: Mink farm. Fegley Road runs parallel to State Route 890, southeast of the City of Sunbury. Farm located east side of road (309 Fegley).

 

George Holtzapple

6206 New Columbia Road

New Columbia, PA 17856

Phone: (717) 524-2079

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

 

Epler Fur Company

733 E. Second Mt. Road

Orwigsburg, PA 17961

Phone: (570) 366-1261

Web: www.eplerfur.com

Contact: John & Linda Epler

Notes: Wild fur buyer, trapping supplies.

 

Scintilla Development Company / Avecon Diagnostics

501 Grouse Drive

Bath, PA 18014

Web: www.scintilladevelopment.com, www.avecon.com

Contact: Robert L. Stephon

Notes: Provides disease testing for mink farmers. Scintilla Development Company received a $10,000 grant from Fur Commission USA in 2010 to study aleutian disease.

 

Fluharty Furs

526 Schultz Road

Perkiomenville, PA 18074

Phone: (610) 754-6781 or (610) 754-6162

Fax: (610) 754-0032

Contact: Scott Fluharty

Notes: Mink farm. Farm is located to the east of Schultz Road, hidden in trees.

 

Goose Hill Fur Farm

Goose Hill Road

Wyalusing, PA 18853

Notes: Mink farm. Located on east side of road (set far back), south of Jenning Road.

 

Brian Mohn

138 Farview Road

Hamburg, PA 19526

Phone: (610) 562-1790

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

 

Greg Kohl

667 Tilden Road

Mohrsville, PA 19541

Phone: (610) 488-7678

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

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slaughterhouses

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

 

Mamula Meat Packing

598 Chapel Road

Aliquippa, PA 15001

Phone: (724) 375-5845

M

 

Rendulic Packing Company

800 Manning Ave.

McKeesport, PA 15132

Phone: (412) 678-9541

MPV

 

WEDCO

2840 Smallman Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone: (412) 434-6600

MP

 

Mike's Packing

1600 Weirich Ave.

Washington, PA 15301

Phone: (724) 222-5476

M

 

Dickinson & Son 84 Packing Co.

1949 Route 136

Eighty Four, PA 15330

Phone: (724) 222-9045

MP

 

LaRue Meat Processing

1908 Water Level Road

Somerset, PA 15501

Phone: (814) 445-7229

MPV

 

Bingman's Packing

165 5th  Ave.

Berlin, PA 15530

Phone: (814) 267-3413

M

 

Locker Plant

422 E South Street

Everett, PA 15537

Phone: (814) 652-2714

M

 

Emerick's Meat & Packing

1966 Hyndman Road

Hyndman, PA 15545

Phone: (814) 842-6779

M

 

Jamison Packing

1034 Industrial Blvd.

Bradenville, PA 15620

Phone: (724) 539-3227

M

 

Hoffer's Ligonier Valley Packing

582 Darlington Road

Ligonier, PA 15658

Phone: (724) 238-7112

M

 

Espey's Meat Market

319 Espey Market Lane

Scottdale, PA 15683

Phone: (724) 887-3226

M

 

Werry's Provision

360 West Overton Road

Scottdale, PA 15683

Phone: (724) 887-8719

M

 

Cunningham Meats

81 Cunningham Road

Indiana, PA 15701

Phone: (724) 465-8862

MP

 

Gillo Brothers

7015 Rt 553 Highway

Clymer, PA 15728

Phone: (724) 254-4845

M

 

Dixon Meats

5517 Parkwood Road

Shelocta, PA 15774

Phone: (724) 726-5732

M

 

Ted's Meat Market

130 Palumbo Road

Reynoldsville, PA 15851

Phone: (814) 653-2147

M

 

Elk County Processing

6482 Grant Road

Ridgway, PA 15853

Phone: (814) 594-5781

M

 

Alex Froehlich Packing Company

77 D Street

Johnstown, PA 15906

Phone: (814) 535-7694

MP

 

Pudliner Packing

167 Norton Road

Johnstown, PA 15906

Phone: (814) 539-5422

MP

 

Dane Fine Meat Packers

1080 Butler Road

Saxonburg, PA 16056

Phone: (724) 352-1537

M

 

Thoma Meat Market

748 Dinnerbell Road

Saxonburg, PA 16056

Phone: (724) 352-2020

MP

 

Wright's Packing

689 N Camp Run Road

Fombell, PA 16123

Phone: (724) 368-8571

M

 

Livingston's Packing

7648 Linesville Road

Jamestown, PA 16134

Phone: (724) 927-2255

M

 

Howard & Son Meatpacking

8392 Sharon-Mercer Road

Mercer, PA 16137

Phone: (724) 662-3700

M

 

New Wilmington Slaughterhouse

305 Easy Street

New Wilmington, PA 16142

Phone: (724) 946-8633

MPV

 

Palumbo's Meat Market

5170 Lake Street

Sandy Lake, PA 16145

Phone: (724) 376-4535

M

 

Zrile Brothers Packing Company

4129 Longview Road

West Middlesex, PA 16159

Phone: (724) 528-9246

M

 

Hirsch's Meats

1787 Route 322

Kossuth, PA 16331

Phone: (814) 797-5206

M

 

Coffaro's Custom Butchering

9280 Route 957

Sugar Grove, PA 16350

Phone: (814) 489-7844

M

 

McDonald Meats

10445 W Ridge Road

Girard, PA 16417

Phone: (814) 774-3507

MP

 

Tri County Meats

151 Slaughterhouse Road

Claysburg, PA 16625

Phone: (814) 239-2465

M

 

Holland Brothers

16627 Dunnings Hwy.

Duncansville, PA 16635

Phone: (814) 695-5450

M

 

Brenneman's Meat Market

211 S 10th Street

Huntingdon, PA 16652

Phone: (814) 643-2751

Web: http://site.brennemansmeatmarket.com

MPV

 

Leader Meats Slaughterhouse

1877 N Imler Valley Road

Imler, PA 16655

Phone: (814) 239-0182

M

 

Penn State University

15 Meat Lab

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: (814) 865-1787

MP

 

Marks Custom Meats

4101 Nittany Valley Drive

Howard, PA 16841

Phone: (814) 383-4520

M

 

Abattoir Associates

119 Cooper Street

Spring Mills, PA 16875

Phone: (814) 422-8810

MPV

 

Bierly's Meat Market

189 Long Street

Spring Mills, PA 16875

Phone: (814) 422-8841

MP

 

Leona Meat Plant

1961 Leona Road

Troy, PA 16947

Phone: (570) 297-3574

MPV

 

Peachey Foods

85 S Penn Street

Belleville, PA 17004

Phone: (717) 935-2194

M

 

Cabin Hollow Butcher Shop

156 Old Cabin Hollow Road

Dillsburg, PA 17019

Phone: (717) 432-4225

MV

 

Groff Meats

33 N Market Street

Elizabethtown, PA 17022

Phone: (717) 367-1246

MP

 

Gene Wenger's Meats & Fine Foods

935 Groff Ave.

Elizabethtown, PA 17022

Phone: (717) 367-8864

MP

 

Farmers Pride

154 W Main Street

Fredericksburg, PA 17026

Phone: (717) 865-6626

P

 

Hain Pure Protein Corporation

220 N Center Street

Fredericksburg, PA 17026

Phone: (717) 865-2136

P

 

Kistler's Butcher Shop

3692 Sherman's Valley Road

Loysville, PA 17047

Phone: (717) 789-4367

MP

 

Empire Kosher Poultry

247 Empire Drive

Mifflintown, PA 17059

Phone: (717) 436-5921

MP

 

A. S. K. Foods

77 N Hetrick Ave.

Palmyra, PA 17078

Phone: (717) 838-6356

MP

 

Benner's Butcher Shoppe

56 Platt Hollow Road

Thompsontown, PA 17094

Phone: (717) 535-5313

MPV

 

Rosenberry's Abattoir

1711 Gabler Road

Chambersburg, PA 17201

Phone: (717) 264-6787

MPV

 

JDT Slaughter House

21071 Back Road

Doylesburg, PA 17219

Phone: (717) 349-2100

M

 

Steely Meats

54 Mt. Pleasant Road

Fayetteville, PA 17222

Phone: (717) 352-3272

MP

 

North Mountain Butcher Shop

4722 Enola Road

Newville, PA 17241

Phone: (717) 776-7823

MPV

 

Rancher's Pride Meats

5054 Design Ave.

Zullinger, PA 17272

Phone: (717) 762-5552

M

 

Bucher Meats

391 Tillietown Road

Biglerville, PA 17307

Phone: (717) 334-3575

M

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

 

Sechrist Bros.

32 E Main Street

Dallastown, PA 17313

Phone: (717) 244-2975

M

 

Wayne Nell & Sons Meats

2218 Baltimore Pike

East Berlin, PA 17316

Phone: (717) 259-9588

MP

 

Stoney Point

1318 Frederick Pike

Littlestown, PA 17340

Phone: (717) 359-7591

MPV

 

Plainville Farms

304 S Water Street

New Oxford, PA 17350

Phone: (717) 624-2191

P

 

Winter Gardens Quality Foods

304 Commerce Street

New Oxfoerd, PA 17350

Phone: (717) 624-4911

MP

 

Twin Pine Farms

5940 Twin Pine Lane

Seven Valleys, PA 17360

Phone: (717) 428-1873

MP

 

Godfrey Bros. Meats

7137 Susquehanna Trail S

York, PA 17403

Phone: (717) 428-1602

MV

 

Sensenig Turkey Farm

465 Reifsnyder Road

Lititz, PA 17543

Phone: (717) 626-1303

P

 

Smucker's Meats

735 Pinkerton

Mt. Joy, PA 17552

Phone: (717) 653-0303

MPV

 

Tyson Foods

403 S Custer Ave.

New Holland, PA 17557

Phone: (717) 354-4211

Web: www.tyson.com

MP

 

PA Farm Products

1095 Mt. Airy Road

Stevens, PA 17578

Phone: (717) 336-6440

PV

 

Nicholas Meat

508 E Valley Road

Loganton, PA 17747

Phone: (570) 725-3511

M

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

 

George Farms

15 Pottsgrove Road

Danville, PA 17821

Phone: (570) 275-0239

M

 

Byerly Brothers

100 Colonel John Kelly Road

Lewisburg, PA 17837

Phone: (570) 568-1495

M

 

N S. Troutman & Sons

428 White Top Road

Middleburg, PA 17842

Phone: (570) 374-4949

M

 

Lee Bixler's Country Meats

1585 E Mountain Street

Hegins, PA 17938

Phone: (570) 682-3449

MPV

 

Mark Bowman

1036 W Mountain Road

Hegins, PA 17938

Phone: (570) 682-3329

M

 

Wehry's TT&A Quality Meats

2926 Klingerstown Road

Klingerstown, PA 17941

Phone: (570) 425-3685

M

 

Kessler's Locker Plant

6092 Sullivan Trail

Nazareth, PA 18064

Phone: (610) 759-4540

M

 

Hartman's Butcher Shop

7291 Autumn Road

New Tripoli, PA 18066

Phone: (610) 298-8232

M

 

Jaindl Turkey Sales

3150 Coffeetown Road

Orefield, PA 18069

Phone: (610) 395-3333

PV

 

USA Pork Packers

328 S Wyoming Street

Hazleton, PA 18201

Phone: (570) 501-7675

M

 

Koch's Turkey Farm

416 Valley Road

Tamaqua, PA 18252

Phone: (570) 668-2089

P

 

Herfurth Brothers

1220 Interchange Road

Gilbert, PA 18331

Phone: (610) 681-4515

MP

 

Four Story Hill Farm

9 Four Story Lane

Honesdale, PA 18431

Phone: (570) 224-4137

MP

 

Zeiler-Caruth Quality Meats

139 Callapoose Road

Moscow, PA 18444

Phone: (570) 689-2350

M

 

David Elliot Poultry Farm

300 Breck Street

Scranton, PA 18505

Phone: (570) 344-6348

MP

 

Bryan's Meat

8861 Springfield Road

Milan, PA 18831

Phone: (570) 596-3334

Web: www.bryansmeatcutting.com

MPV

 

Cargill Meats Solutions

1252 Route 706

Wyalusing, PA 18853

Phone: (570) 746-3000

M

 

P&N Packing

11627 Route 187

Wyalusing, PA 18853

Phone: (570) 746-1974

MP

 

Marcho Farms

519 Allentown Road

Franconia, PA 18924

Phone: (215) 721-7131

M

 

Ely's Pork Products

401 Woodhill Road

Newtown, PA 18940

Phone: (215) 860-0669

M

 

Al-Marwa

670 E Cherry Road

Quakertown, PA 18951

Phone: (215) 536-6050

MP

 

Baringer Brothers

560 Richlandtown Pike

Richlandtown, PA 18955

Phone: (215) 536-4337

M

 

Springfield Meat Company

1868 California Road

Richlandtown, PA 18955

Phone: (610) 346-7661

MV

 

JBS Souderton

249 Allentown Road

Souderton, PA 18964

Phone: (215) 723-5555

Web: www.jbssa.com

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).

 

Leidys

266 W Cherry Lane

Souderton, PA 18964

Phone: (215) 723-4606

MP

 

Clemens Food Group

2700 Clemens Road

Hatfield, PA 19440

Phone: (215) 368-2500

MP

 

Stephen G. Manieri

10 Heydts School House Road

Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Phone: (610) 367-2789

M

 

Birdsboro Kosher Farms

1100 Lincoln Road

Birdsboro, PA 19508

Phone: (610) 404-0001

P

 

Joe Jurgielewicz & Sons

189 Cheese Lane

Hamburg, PA 19526

Phone: (610) 562-3825

Web: www.tastyduck.com

MP

Notes: Duck farm and slaughterhouse

 

Dietrich's Country Meats

Old Route 22

Krumsville, PA 19534

Phone: (610) 756-6344

MP

 

Musselman's Meats

4030 Conrad Weiser Parkway

Womelsdorf, PA 19567

Phone: (610) 589-4622

MP

 

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