Woolworths Macro free range chicken

Woolworths Macro free range chicken is certified by Free Range Egg and Poultry Australia (FREPA).  Their free range chicken standards include,

  • Farms are independently audited. 
  • Growth promoting hormones are not permitted.
  • Therapeutic use of antibiotics is allowed under veterniary supervision.
  • Stocking density for outdoor range is not specified.
  • Birds have access to an area on which to range during daylight hours.
  • Stocking density indoors must not exceed 28 kg of live birds per sq metre (approx 14 birds per sq metre)
  • Continuous dim lighting may be used.

FREPA's standards for free range chicken are available here.  More information about Woolworths Macro free range can be found on their website.

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