Diced Pork – Borrowdale (Free-Range)
500g/pack – Fresh chilled Diced Pork – Borrowdale (Free-Range)
Our selection comes from Barrowdale farm, situated near Goondiwindi on Queenland’s fertile Darling Downs. The farm has an ethical approach by raising pigs in a stress-free environment with a focus on animal welfare practices and no additional growth hormones. It starts by offering 10,000 acres of farmland dedicated to offering APIQ Free Range Certified standards.
This practice in Australia entails that the pigs are kept permanently outdoors for their entire life with the freedom to truffle, play, and wallow in the mud or pastures. The pigs are even offered insulated huts filled with deep straw bedding for comfort. Pig glamping at Barrowdale makes for Happy Pigs.
Qualities to remember:
NO MOISTURE INFUSION
NO ADDED HORMONES
NO ADDED ANTIBIOTICS
SOURCED FROM AN RSPCA APPROVED FARM
APIQv® CERTIFIED FREE RANGE
WHAT DOES RSPCA APPROVED MEAN?
Pigs from RSPCA Approved farms can express their natural behaviors in an environment which meets their physical and behavioral needs.
The farm is assessed by dedicated RSPCA Assessors twice yearly against the RSPCA’s robust animal welfare standards.
Being RSPCA Approved means Borrowdale pigs –
Are free to forage and root without obstructive nose rings,
Are not surgically castrated,
Do not have their teeth clipped,
Are bred and raised without confinement, free of sow stalls and farrowing crates,
Can socialize and interact with other pigs,
Can do the things pigs like to do.
WHAT DOES APIQ FREE RANGE APPROVED MEAN?
Borrowdale free range pork adheres to the APIQ free range industry standards, ensuring weaners, growers and sows have access to extensive outdoor areas their entire lives. The environment is enriched with wallows and areas for rooting and foraging. APIQ free range standards also ensure water and food is always accessible and that environmental welfare is also maintained.
Low-stress animal husbandry practices underpin superior pork which is succulent, tender and all natural.
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