Our Standards

Our Standards

Humane Farm Animal Care operates transparently, publicizing all of our scientific standards so the public will know exactly how animals protected by our seal of approval are treated.


Standards and Forms

Documents are in PDF format. Our standards are also available in French, Spanish, and Portuguese, found below.

Standards in French
Standards in Portuguese
Standards in Spanish

Policy Manual

Slaughter Standards

Guia de Recomendações de Manejo Animal & Guia de Auditoria:

Producer Applications

Applications in Spanish
Applications in Portuguese

Pooled Product Operation (PPO) Applications

PPO Applications in Spanish
PPO Applications in Portuguese


Guidelines for Emergency On-Farm Euthanasia

Comparison of Animal Welfare Standards