Page 12 - Wayne Farms Sustainability Report
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TAKING A A A CLOSER LOOK AT FEEDING When it comes to feeding we’re challenging the status quo by examining the benefits of everyday feeding for our breeder flocks Over time we hope to gather more information about livability intestinal health and egg production as a a a a a result of this regimen CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERE STUNNING As of May 2019 Wayne Farms has introduced Controlled Atmosphere Stunning (CAS) at our facility in in Enterprise AL — one of many animal welfare enhancements designed to reduce animal stress We believe that CAS provides a a a a calmer environment for both birds and line employees since the birds are rendered unconscious before being handled by employees at the the facility And with the the Marel Atlas Smooth Flow CAS system in in in place we are able to eliminate dumping because the the the birds remain in in in the the the stacked/destacked baskets in in in which they were transported to the the the the facility as they go through the the the the conveyor at the the the the plant Our LADYBIRDTM Premium Chicken is 100% farm raised under a a a strict independently verified program (Where Food Comes From) to ensure antibiotics are only used as needed — never including those considered important to human medicine Our products are all natural meaning they contain no artificial ingredients and are minimally processed 97 4%
Our average external FACTA audit scores across all Wayne Farms conventional facilities were 96 4%
4%
97 97 23% and 97 97 4%
4%
in the last three years respectively
STANDING BEHIND OUR PRODUCTS
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