For 25 years the RSPCA Approved Farming Scheme has improved the lives more than 3 billion Australian farm animals.
One of the most meaningful ways the RSPCA can raise the bar for animal welfare is by working closely with farmers, brands and retailers who are committed to improving animal welfare.
For more than 10 years, John and Ange from Rohde’s Free Range Eggs in SA’s Clare Valley have been producing humanely farmed RSPCA Approved eggs.
Coles is the only national supermarket to offer year round RSPCA Approved chicken and pork products and RSPCA Approved ham and turkey at Christmas.
Turkeys on RSPCA Approved farms have more space to move, good lighting to encourage activity, perches, pecking materials and dry litter covering the floor.
On RSPCA Approved salmon farms there’s a focus on good welfare for the life of the fish, with space to swim normally in oxygen-rich water and handling that avoids stress.
Pigs on RSPCA Approved farms have space to move, forage and explore. They’re housed in large straw-filled shelters or in paddocks with huts allowing them to play and socialise.
Chickens on RSPCA Approved farms are encouraged to be active with more space to move, good lighting, perches, pecking materials and dry litter covering the floor.
Hens on RSPCA Approved farms have more space to move, stretch and flap their wings. They can perch, dustbathe and can lay their eggs in a nest.
Freedom Farms chickens are raised in an enriched barn with fresh air, space to move, good lighting and can perch, dustbathe and forage – all the things that birds like to do.
Woolworths have been offering RSPCA Approved chicken since 2014 – RSPCA Australia’s Senior Scientific Officer for Farm Animals talks through what it means for chickens.
Milne Agrigroup’s David Plant is on farm and talking about farming with high standards of animal welfare for the Coles Free Range Pork range.
Coles‘ Harriet Mellish is on farm and talking about why customers can trust their range of RSPCA Approved Free Range Pork products have been raised humanely.
RSPCA Australia’s Melina Tensen is on farm and talking about why it’s important we thank farmers for their hard work improving the lives of Australia’s farm animals.
Woolworths have been offering RSPCA Approved chicken since 2014 – Turi Foods’ Joel Kopanica talks through what it means for chickens.
Woolworths have been offering RSPCA Approved chicken since 2014 – RSPCA Approved Farming Scheme Assessor John talks through what it means for meat chickens.
As early adopters of the RSPCA’s standards, Mt Barker Free Range Chicken is proud to have been the first RSPCA Approved meat chicken producer in Australia.