Our dairy audits specifically relate to the American Humane Dairy and a second party Dairy Farm Program Assessment.

FACTA animal welfare audits, training and certification provide critical information to management, animal caretakers, certification organizations and consumers. Major categories of the audits include:

  • Company Policy
  • Employee Code of Conduct
  • Herd Health Plan
  • Policy for the Control of Mastitis
  • Colostrum for Calves
  • Weaning
  • Use of Handling Aids
  • Non-Ambulatory (“Downer”) Cattle
  • Segregation and Care of Sick of Injured Animals
  • Identification
  • Monitoring of Air Quality for Enclosed Environments
  • SOPs for Husbandry and Other Procedures
  • Euthanasia Policy
  • Body Condition Score
  • Access to Water
  • Building Safety
  • Ammonia in Enclosed Environments
  • Laying Area
  • Freestall Housing
  • Calf Houses
  • Summer/ High Heat Conditions
  • Milking Parlor Hygiene
  • State and Federal Milk Requirements

FACTA post-audit processes include:

  • The internal audit assessment
  • Report generated from FACTA (objective information, relevant industry data, professional judgement)
  • Quality control
  • Peer review
  • Final outcome letter

Jacquelyn Babcock


Jacquelyn joined Farm Animal Care Training and Auditing in 2018; she uses her diverse animal species background to conduct animal welfare audits. Jacquelyn continues to learn and gain knowledge in all species for auditing livestock production.

Briana Ferguson

Kalyn Strahley

Animal Welfare Auditor

Kalyn joined FACTA in September of 2022. She grew up in Northwest Ohio, where she was an active member in 4-H and FFA. Her time in youth agriculture organizations eventually led her to the Ohio State University where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. Her love for agriculture and animals is what led her to her current role with FACTA.

Justin D. White

Animal Welfare Auditor

Justin White grew up in a small farming community in the Texas Panhandle where he spent time on his family’s farm. Justin was raised growing cotton, wheat, hay grazer, milo, and peanuts but his passion was with the livestock. Justin attended Clarendon Jr. College and later obtained his B.S. in Accounting from Grand Canyon University.

Chase Heath

Jennifer Irvin

Animal Welfare Auditor

Jennifer comes to FACTA from Northeast Georgia in the heart of poultry country. She has a bachelor’s degree in poultry science from the University of Georgia. Prior to FACTA she was an internal auditor for Pilgrim’s Pride, Bayer Crop Sciences and Zaxby’s.



We are determined to provide the highest quality audit services, training, and technical certification which is exactly why operators, like you, rely on and place their trust in us.

Advanced Technology

FACTA only uses the most up to date technology and standards when it comes to animal welfare. That is why we developed our exclusive bi-lingual online training and certification programs.

Clear Communication

Clear communication is a must have in our line of business. The ultimate take away from out services is a wealth of critical information made available to management, animal caretakers, and consumers.


We value relationships with our clients, and our 40-year relationship to the financial and economic side of food production results in a deep understanding of your business.