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Validus Animal Welfare Review

Animal Welfare Review CertificationMore than ever, consumers are concerned about the care of animals in agriculture.

Validus Animal Welfare Review Certification is awarded to farms that follow strict guidelines concerning the ways and conditions in which animals are raised for meat and dairy. Farms receiving animal welfare certification undergo a detailed assessment and audit of their on-farm practices. Certification is awarded to farms that demonstrate compliance with specified criteria and standards, including:

  • Proper animal handling and management
  • Herd health procedures and care
  • Food and water quality standards
  • Housing that promotes animal comfort and cleanliness
  • On-farm security procedures
  • Proper care of special needs animals

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Validus Expert Committees
The Validus Animal Welfare Certification programs were developed by independent industry experts. Click here to meet the members of the Validus Expert and Advisory Committees.

Validus Certified Farms and Products
Learn more about the products and farmers awarded the Validus Animal Welfare Review Certification by clicking hereCertified Responsible Producer Certification


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