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Applegate Humanely Raised VS. Typical Industry Standards

Last Updated: Feb 07, 2017 01:18PM EST
 

All Animals Raised for Applegate

Applegate Organics

Applegate Naturals

Industry Standards

No Antibiotics

 

No Growth Hormones or Beta Agonists

 

100 Percent Vegetarian Diet, No Animal By-products

 

100 Percent Organic Vegetarian Diet, No Animal By-products

   

More Space to Engage in Natural Behaviors and Promote Natural Growth

 

Environmental Enrichments

 

Pork

     

No Crates Ever

 

No Ractopamine (banned in 160 countries, used to promote lean muscle growth)

 

No Tail Docking or Teeth Clipping

 

On Solid Ground (reduces injury and stress)

 

More Time With Mom (longer weaning period)

 

Beef

     

100 Percent Grass-fed and Pasture Raised

 

Turkey

     

More Room (up to 50 % more) and Better Air Quality

 

Lighting System Designed to Reduce Stress and Promote Natural Growth

 

Minimal Beak Conditioning and No Toe Alterations

 

Chicken

     

More Room (up to 29 % more) and Better Air Quality

 

Lighting System Designed to Reduce Stress and Promote Natural Growth

 

No Beak or Toe Alterations

 

Learn even more about our animal welfare standards here: www.applegate.com/animal-welfare.
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