Companies tagged with: free range eggs

Veggs for Families Barn laid

Vegg for Families eggs are now labelled free range.  However, their standards are currently unknown.

Country House (Farm Pride)

• Farms are independently audited. 
• The use of antibiotics and growth hormones is not specified.
• Stocking density indoors must not exceed 12 birds per square metre.
• There are no limits for outdoor stocking densities in the standards.
• Beak trimming and wing clipping are permitted

Busselton Free Range Vegi Egg Farm

• Farms are independently audited. 
• The use of antibiotics and growth hormones is not specified.
• Stocking density indoors must not exceed 12 birds per square metre.
• There are no limits for outdoor stocking densities in the standards.
• Beak trimming and wing clipping are permitted.

Australian Certified Organic

•  Farms and abattoirs are independently audited.  
•  Antibiotics and growth promoting hormones are not permitted.
•  Animals have free access to pasture.
•  Feedlots, farrowing crates, and sow stalls are not permitted.
•  Certified to national and international organic standards.

Hunter Valley (Farm Pride)

• Farms are independently audited. 
• The use of antibiotics and growth hormones is not specified.
• Stocking density indoors must not exceed 12 birds per square metre.
• There are no limits for outdoor stocking densities in the standards.
• Beak trimming and wing clipping are permitted.

Jumbo (Eco Eggs)

THE ACCC HAS INSTITUTED PROCEEDINGS AGAINST THIS PRODUCER.  IT IS ALLEGED THAT THEIR USE OF THE WORDS 'FREE RANGE' IS MISLEADING.

See ACCC Media Release 

• Farms are independently audited.
• The use of antibiotics and growth hormones is not specified.
• Stocking density indoors must not exceed 12 birds per square metre.
• Stocking density for outdoor range must not exceed 4 birds per square metre. ( 40,000 hens per hectare)
• Beak trimming is permitted.

Golden Egg Farms

• Farms are independently audited. 
• The use of antibiotics and growth hormones is not specified.
• Stocking density indoors must not exceed 12 birds per square metre.
• There are no limits for outdoor stocking densities in the standards.
• Beak trimming and wing clipping are permitted.

Nature's Best (Veggs)

Farms are independently audited and standards are certified to meet industry code of practice for the welfare of animals (domestic poultry).

Essential Foods (Farm Pride)

• Farms are independently audited. 
• The use of antibiotics and growth hormones is not specified.
• Stocking density indoors must not exceed 12 birds per square metre.
• There are no limits for outdoor stocking densities in the standards.
• Beak trimming and wing clipping are permitted.

Organic Food Chain

• Animals must have free access to pasture.
• Antibiotics and growth promoting hormones are not permitted.
• Certified to national and international organic standards.
• Pastures which animals have access to must be free from the use of prohibited treatments.
• Feedlots and farrowing crates are not permitted.