Frequently Asked Questions

Superior Pigs Welfare

It is accredited with RSPCA Approved & APIQ Quality Assured.

The products do not contain:

– GM
– Eggs and Hidden Eggs
– Poultry (Inc. Poultry derived products e.g. Stocks)
– Beef (Inc. Beef derived products e.g. Stocks)
– Cured Meats
– Fish/Marine Products
– Milk or Milk Products
– Nuts
– Cereals containing Gluten

The pigs are rendered instantaneously insensisble and insensitive to pain during killing.

The conditions in the slaughter facility maintained to avoid excitement and distress to the pigs.

Eat and Drink – Ready access to fresh water and having a healthy wholesome diet.

Home and Surroundings – Sufficient space, proper facilities and company of the animal’s own kind.

Wellness – Prevention or immediate diagnosis and treatment of pain, injury or illness. Conditions and care avoid mental suffering.

– Are Growth Hormones Used? No
– What is the feed made up of? Barley, Wheat, Sorghum
– Are there any GM ingredients in the feed? No
– Antibiotics are only used to treat Illness? Yes
– Are the pigs fed sufficiently, according to their nutritional needs? Yes
– Do the pigs have ready access to the feed? Yes
– Are they fed in a way to minimize bullying?( can all the pigs eat at the same time?) Yes
– Are foraging substrate provided and topped up regularly? Yes
– Do they have permanent access to a sufficient quantity of fresh drinking water? Yes
– Are there sufficient drinking places? Yes

– Are there features in the environment likely to cause injury or distress to the pigs? No
– Sufficient lying areas, mud wallows, covered shelters well ventilated and with adequate lighting? Yes
– Minimum total space of at least 40m2/pig? Yes
– Protected from Birds, Insects and Rodents? Yes
– Are the pigs surrounded by their own kind? Yes

– Are care givers all trained on handling animals in a positive and compassionate manner to avoid unnecessary pain or distress? Yes
– Do you pull or drag or use sticks/electric goads to move animals? No
– Does the care giver inspect the animals regularly? Yes
– Do you have a health and welfare plan? Yes
– Does the farm practice good hygiene? Yes
– Is there an appointed veterinarian in charge of the animals? Yes
– Do you segregate the injured/sick animals? Yes
– Are there mutilations done to the animals? No

Superior Chicken Welfare

Yes. Conventional Broiler at 48 days.

The products do not contain:

– GM
– Eggs and Hidden Eggs
– Poultry (Inc. Poultry derived products e.g. Stocks)
– Beef (Inc. Beef derived products e.g. Stocks)
– Pork (Inc. all products containing pork or any description)
– Cured Meats
– Fish/Marine Products
– Milk or Milk Products
– Nuts
– Cereals containing Gluten

The chickens are rendered instantaneously insensisble and insensitive to pain during killing.

The conditions in the slaughter facility maintained to avoid excitement and distress to the chickens.