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Animal Welfare Standards
View our latest 5-Step® Animal Welfare Rating Program animal welfare standards for beef cattle, broiler chickens, pigs, turkey, sheep, goat, and bison.View Standards
The 5-Step® Animal Welfare Rating Program
Learn about the rigorous process of development, review, and revision that goes into making our farm animal welfare standards.Learn More
Learn how to get certified under the 5-Step® Animal Welfare Rating Program through independent, third-party audits.Learn More
Browse 5-Step® Partners
Global Animal Partnership teams up with farmers and ranchers that are committed to providing the best possible life for their animals and bringing higher quality step-rated meat to consumers.
Our Labeled Product Authorization (LPA) Program offers consumers a wide variety of retail-ready, step-rated meat products certified under the 5-Step® Animal Welfare Rating Program. Look for the label next time you shop!
Global Animal Partnership brings the transparency customers are looking for! Partner up us to help drive sales, improve farm animal welfare, and change the industry at the same time!
With our bison standards going live, we keep getting asked if there is a difference between bison and buffalo. Learn about what separates these animals!
Joyce Farms is a third generation, family-owned company founded in 1962 by Alvin Joyce. Now after more than 50 years, Joyce Foods is fully dedicated to raising the very best meat and poultry for the top chefs, artisanal butchers, and educated consumers across the U.S.
Ever wonder why roosters crow at dawn, pigs root in the dirt, or goats butt heads? Dutch ethologist Niko Tinbergen helped researchers tackle these curiosities by posing 4 questions we should always consider when looking at an animal's behavior.