News and Updates

How Scratch and Peck’s Branding Evolved

2017-08-10T17:27:05+00:00 News and Updates|0 Comments

As you shop for our products on our website or at your favorite local feed store, you may notice a shift in the look of our packaging. We have spent the last year refining our branding, talking with customers and retailers, and asking ourselves, “How is Scratch and Peck Feeds best represented visually?” Perhaps it ...

Taking Local to a New Level with Our New Facility

2017-08-23T10:37:04+00:00 News and Updates, Organic|0 Comments

The wide open space allows room for driving the forklifts safely through the warehouse. Located just down the road from our original location in Bellingham, WA, we've now found a new home for our growing business in Burlington, WA. This comes after a three-year search for the perfect facility that would meet the ...

Scratch and Peck Feeds and the Whatcom Humane Society: A Perfect Match

2017-08-10T17:06:43+00:00 Awards and nominations, News and Updates|0 Comments

We connected with the Whatcom Humane Society almost immediately after opening our facility in Bellingham in 2010. “I’ve always been an animal lover,” says Diana Ambauen-Meade, our owner and CEO. “It made sense to help where we can.” As sponsors, our staff is often seen at community events such as the annual Whatcom Humane Society gala and ...

We’ve Gone Hardcore B Corp!

2017-08-10T17:04:16+00:00 Certifications, News and Updates|2 Comments

You may already know that transparency is a central tenant of our mission at Scratch and Peck Feeds. We believe a great way to keep us moving toward our goals is to show you exactly what we are doing to reach them.  Just like a good diet plan, nothing holds your feet to the fire ...

We’re Bidding Adieu to Diatomaceous Earth

2017-08-10T16:53:23+00:00 News and Updates|13 Comments

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 ...

Keeping Focus on Made in the USA

2017-08-10T16:52:25+00:00 News and Updates, Poultry Feed|0 Comments

The grain silos are made by SCAFCO, a Spokane-based grain storage and handling manufacturer. 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 ...

Gratitude is Contagious

2017-08-10T16:47:47+00:00 News and Updates|1 Comment

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 ...

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

2017-08-10T16:39:40+00:00 News and Updates|4 Comments

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 ...

Supporting Local Animal Organizations and Non-Profits

2017-08-10T15:53:40+00:00 Farms and Suppliers, News and Updates|0 Comments

We were built on the foundation that the relationship between people and animals is symbiotic. We believe that the way we treat animals — from felines to pooches, ducks to horses — directly impacts us. As animal feed manufacturers, we see the environmental and health benefits of raising our own poultry and livestock as well ...

Built from a Simple Idea

2017-08-10T15:30:44+00:00 Awards and nominations, News and Updates, Poultry Feed|Comments Off on Built from a Simple Idea

In 1999, Diana Ambauen-Meade went in search of chicken feed for her new chicks and was surprised by what she found at her local feed store. “I looked at it and said, ‘What is that? It looks horrible. And it has what in it?” she says, eyes widening at the memory. The thought of eating ...