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      Want to know more about farming?

      As a consumer, your shopping list is your voting card and buying humane food can make a big difference to the lives of millions of farm animals.

      So what should I buy?

      To make an informed decision at the supermarket, it's important to understand where food comes from and how it's been produced - from paddock to plate.

      Learn more about the different ways chickens, pigs, hens and turkeys are farmed in Australia and the benefits of RSPCA Approved farming.

      The RSPCA also works to improve the life of many other species. Read about our work.

      Meat chicken farming

      Chicken is the most popular meat in Australia. By choosing higher welfare chicken you can make a real difference to improving chicken welfare.

      Learn more about the lifecycle of farming meat chickens.

      Meat chicken farming

      Layer hen farming

      Hens are smart, quirky and inquisitive creatures. Choosing cage-free eggs can make a real difference to the life of a layer hen.

      Learn more about the lifecycle of farming hens.

      Layer hen farming

      Turkey farming

      Over 5 million turkeys are farmed each year in Australia. When purchasing turkey this Christmas, choose humanely farmed, RSPCA Approved turkey.

      Learn more about the lifecycle of farming turkeys.

      Turkey farming

      Pig farming

      Pigs are smart, sociable and inquisitive animals. Choosing humanely farmed pork, including smallgoods, can make a real difference to improving pig welfare.

      Learn more about the lifecycle of farming pigs.

      Pig farming

      Atlantic salmon farming

      Around 9 million Atlantic salmon are farmed in Tasmania each year. Current scientific evidence demonstrates that fish are sentient animals, capable of experiencing pain and suffering.

      Learn more about the lifecycle of farmed salmon.

      Atlantic salmon farming