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antibiotic free chicken

‘100% antibiotic free chicken’ means that The Bare Birds never receive any kinds of antibiotics at any stage in their lifecycle.

The World Health Organization is concerned with the rising levels of antibiotic resistance.  The less we are exposed to antibiotics, the more effective they will be when we need them.

Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security and development today

World Health Organization, 2017

How did it come about?

In 2012 we made the ethical decision to remove all antibiotic growth promotants in our flocks and since then we have been working towards the removal of all antibiotics.

How is it produced?

Healthy birds in healthy environments simply don’t need antibiotics.

We keep our birds healthy by feeding them a vegetarian diet of grains, seeds, legumes, and oils, for a nutritionally balanced diet. We have a strong focus on biosecurity and cleanliness on our farms and our dedicated team take great care of our chickens!

To learn more about antimicrobial resistance, and the threat to human health, visit the World Health Organization’s dedicated website.

The world urgently needs to change the way it uses and prescribes antibiotics.

World Health Organization, 2017

What about bird welfare?

Bird welfare has and always will be our highest priority. If The Bare Birds were ever to fall ill and require antibiotic medication, we would administer it. We would not sell those chickens as The Bare Birds.

what about added hormones?

It has been illegal in Australia for more than 50 years to administer hormones or steroids to chicken. No chicken you buy anywhere in Australia will have added hormones or steroids.

Where is it available?

To find your nearest stockist of The Bare Bird then enter your postcode below.  You can select as many store options as you like.  Please note, not all stores stock Hot Roast Chickens.