Feed ’em Organic from Day 1

Most people generally accept that they have the option to choose organic when it comes to the food on their table. In fact, as more people seek authenticity and trust in the food they buy for their families, sales of organic products continue to grow upwards of 10% year-over-year.  Similarly, the trend for growing or…

Diatomaceous Earth

We’re Bidding Adieu to Diatomaceous Earth

It’s no secret that here at Scratch and Peck we are strong proponents of using natural remedies to treat our animals, which was one reason we had added Diatomaceous Earth (DE) to our Cluckin’ Good line of supplements. DE is comprised of porous sediment that forms from the fossilized remains of diatoms. The tiny diatom…

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Keeping Focus on Made in the USA

This year, we are making our move to a bigger facility in Burlington, WA that will allow us to meet the growing demand for clean, whole grain feeds. Even though this expansion will require new and bigger equipment, we continue to hold true to our values of supporting local economies and buying goods manufactured in…

Make a Clean (Feed) Start in 2017

New year, new goals. This year Scratch and Peck Feeds resolves to take a stronger stance on organic outreach, including an even stronger approach to uniting with others to demand a clean food chain from start to finish. Lofty? Nah. Lofty is starting a Certified Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified animal feed company that works directly…

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Gratitude is Contagious

When happy customers get in touch with us, we’re reminded to slow down and appreciate life a little more. The gratitude is shared throughout the company when we learn that we’ve made someone’s day. Kind words go the distance, whether it’s in the workplace or our lives outside of work. Thank you to everyone who…

Cluckin’ Awesome Gift Guide and Giveaways

The gift giving season has arrived, but why should people be the only ones enjoying presents? Don’t our chickens and ducks deserve holiday love too? We think so, which is why we’ve rounded up gift ideas that will make chickens, ducks, and their bird-lovin’ owners cluckin’ happy. To help spruce up the holiday spirit even…

Why the Heck Should We Care about Hexane?

Whole, raw grain feed with a hint of toxic chemicals. Sound like the breakfast of champions you want for your animals? Yeah, doesn’t sound like it to us either. The foundation of Scratch and Peck Feeds is based on providing organic, non-GMO feeds and treats. How could chemicals be part of what we do? Yet,…

We’re on the Move to Meet the Demand for Clean Feed

Demand for clean, wholesome animal feed is on the rise as more and more people seek organic food for their chickens, ducks, and livestock. To meet the demand, we are expanding our operations and relocating to Burlington, Washington in early 2017. The new facility in Skagit County is more than double in square footage from…

Non-GMO Month

Fight for Your Right … to Party Non-GMO

October is Non-GMO Month! It’s 31 days filled with celebration, but it’s also a time to take action. The public comment period is open now until November 20th for the Non-GMO Project Standard, and we encourage anyone with a passion for clean food to post a comment about strengthening the requirements for non-GMO animal feed….

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From Farm to Feed

“Making honest, wholesome organic animal feed products with the most heartfelt regard for our planet and fellow living creatures”– the mission statement for Scratch and Peck Feeds is exactly what they deliver as a company to their customers and their collective community. “Those values support our communities,” says Diana Ambauen-Meade, owner of Scratch and Peck…