27 ANIMAL CARE Niman Ranch Niman Ranch is a community of more than 740 independent family farmers and ranchers who raise pork, beef and lamb traditionally, humanely and sustainably to deliver the finest-tasting meat. NIMAN RANCH®  products are all third-party certified under the Certified Humane® program and from animals raised by small, independent U.S. family farmers and ranchers who adhere to some of the strictest animal welfare protocols in the industry, including: 100% • 100% of chickens raised under no-antibiotics-ever protocols • 100% of hogs raised under no-antibiotics-ever protocols • USDA Process Verified Programs for all poultry • 100% of hog production third-party verified • 100% of animals raised under documented responsible care protocols • 100% of farmers and associates handling live animals receive welfare training • 0 gestation or farrowing crates for hogs • Toll-Free hotline to report welfare violations • 45% of poultry houses have windows • 15% of poultry houses have enrichments • 13% of poultry houses have outdoor access • 0 growth-promoting drugs • No antibiotics—EVER • No added hormones—EVER • No beta antagonists or other growth-promoting drugs • Never fed animal by-products • No gestation or farrowing crates • Raised outside on pasture or in deeply bedded pans Many of our products are raised in accordance with the Global Animal Partnership standards.