?French free range standard?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by highcountrychickens, Jan 3, 2010.

  1. highcountrychickens

    highcountrychickens Head Rooster Jouster

    Aug 28, 2008
    Jackson Hole
    A few months back, I remember reading a piece about small farms that adopted a french standard for raising meat chickens. It wasn't Label Rouge... or Label Anglais - something that started in a forested region - the chooks are completely (true) free range, completely natural, and a very big part of the standard is given by the humane method of harvesting and processing the birds. There are a few small farms in the States that have adopted this way of doing things. Does anyone know what this is called?
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    I saw that recently. It is called Label Rouge. You might try Google.
  3. Buster52

    Buster52 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 28, 2009
    Geronimo Oklahoma
    The Freedom Rangers come from stock developed under the Label Rouge program. Nature's Harmony Farm in Georgia doesn't use the FRs, but has adopted the Label Rouge standards. Interestingly, Naked Necks are the meat bird of choice on that particular farm.

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