We care about you,
your animals,
and your business.

WHY ANIMAL WELFARE?

63%

OF CONSUMERS LOOK FOR LABELS THAT CALL OUT HOW THE ANIMAL WAS RAISED WHEN PURCHASING MEAT

Global Animal Partnership SurveyMonkey Audience study, June 2018

46%

OF AMERICANS SAY THAT CLAIMS ON FOOD PRODUCTS HAVE A DIRECT INFLUENCE ON THEIR PURCHASE DECISION

Nielsen Shopper Trend survey from Label Insight, October 2018

93%

OF CONSUMERS SAY IT IS IMPORTANT FOR BRANDS AND MANUFACTURERS TO PROVIDE DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT’S IN FOOD AND HOW IT’S MADE

Food Management Institute (FMI) 2018 Transparency Study

Global Animal Partnership SurveyMonkey Audience study, June 2018

Nielsen Shopper Trend survey from Label Insight, October 2018

Food Management Institute (FMI) 2018 Transparency Study

Why Producers like Farmers and Ranchers Should Choose Global Animal Partnership

Why G.A.P.?

Why G.A.P.? Comprehensive ApproachWhy G.A.P.? Comprehensive Approach

Comprehensive Approach

G.A.P. develops and implements tiered standards for 8 farm animal species, impacting over 416 million animals annually.

Why G.A.P.? IntegrityWhy G.A.P.? Integrity

Integrity

Every single farm is audited to our standards every 15 months.

Why G.A.P.? Technical KnowledgeWhy G.A.P.? Technical Knowledge

Technical Knowledge

Our team not only have practical farm knowledge but also have advanced degrees in farm animal behavior and welfare.

Why G.A.P.: Market DemandWhy G.A.P.: Market Demand

Market Demand

Consumers are demanding that farm animals be raised in environments that promote higher welfare.

Why G.A.P.? Marketing SupportWhy G.A.P.? Marketing Support

Marketing Support

When you are G.A.P. certified, you have access to resources to help you promote your operation in the press, online, across social media, and at trade shows.

Our Standards

G.A.P.’s comprehensive standards are truly unique. They are developed with the specific animal in mind, and reflect the latest research in agricultural science combined with achievable, practical application.

Beef

Bison

Chickens

Goats

Laying Hens

Pigs

Sheep

Turkey

STEPS TO GETTING YOUR FARM G.A.P. CERTIFIED

G.A.P. uses independent, third-party certifiers to audit our comprehensive standards and assign the appropriate animal welfare rating. Here are the 5 steps to getting your farm G.A.P. certified:

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 1

G.A.P. APPLICATION SUBMITTED

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 2

FARM PREPARES FOR INITIAL AUDIT

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 3

ON-SITE AUDIT PERFORMED BY CERTIFIER

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 4

G.A.P. ANIMAL WELFARE RATING ASSIGNED

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 5

STANDARDS MAINTAINED UNTIL NEXT AUDIT (15 MONTHS)

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Have you taken a minute to enter G.A.P.'s Spring Giveaway yet? Today is your LAST DAY! Get your entries submitted and tell a friend because this is your last chance to enter. The giveaway ends at midnight tonight and we will announce 3 lucky winners tomorrow!
🍀GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!🍀

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The G.A.P. Spring Giveaway ends tomorrow night! Time to get your entries in! Today's featured partner is @applegate. You could win 10 packs of their delicious genoa salami, plus some awesome Applegate swag! Learn more and enter here>>>>>

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Happy Sunday! Wouldn't it be amazing to stock up your fridge and freezer with delicious, high-quality, G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified lamb for FREE? Enter to win G.A.P.'s Giveaway today! We've teamed up with Atkins Ranch a valuable partner who has been G.A.P. Certified since we launched our standards in 2008! They will be providing ground lamb and lamb chops to our 1st and 2nd prize winners. Don't delay - enter today!

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It's the weekend! When you carve out some downtime, don't forget to enter our G.A.P. Giveaway! Today's featured partner is @tenderandtruepet - one of G.A.P.'s most valuable and long-standing pet food partners. They're providing a dog or cat food bundle including their G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified products for your pet and a Starbucks gift card for you! Sounds like a great deal to us! Entering is FREE and easy. Enter today and good luck!

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Today's featured prize comes from @feltmansconeyisland! You could win a high-value prize pack of G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified hot dogs and Feltman's swag! Your grill will thank you this summer -- and so will your taste buds!

So, don't delay - enter to win today!
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Top 3 reasons to enter G.A.P.'s Spring Giveaway today:
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Are you a sausage lover? Then, you have to enter our G.A.P. Spring Giveaway!! You could win 10 packages of @bilinksisausage chicken sausage! Perfect for the grill or the stove - and great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Enter today and give yourself a chance to win one of 3 amazing prize packs! Woot!

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We're proud to partner with @CampfireTreats for our Spring Giveaway! All of Campfire's chicken and turkey treats are G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified as well as their Beef Liver treats. 🐶Campfire has graciously donated gift cards for all 3 prize packs: $100 for 1st, $50 for 2nd, and $25 for 3rd, good to use toward these delicious treats on their website. Enter today! Contest ends 5/17. GOOD LUCK!

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Time for some Monday Motivation... you could win a full case (that's 12 packs) of Pederson's delicious G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified hickory smoked bacon if you enter the G.A.P. Spring Giveaway! Entering is quick and easy and it's FREE - click on the link below to have your entries counted... and win bacon for days. 🥓

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Happy Mother's Day to all of the amazing mothers out there! Who runs the world? MOMS. We hope you have an extra special day!

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It's G.A.P. Giveaway time! We're back with another awesome line-up of G.A.P. Certified prize packs just in time for summer! There are so many ways to win - click the link below and ENTER TODAY! Good luck!☘️

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G.A.P. is proud to partner with @RangeMe, an online platform that helps suppliers and retail buyers discover and purchase innovative, emerging products. RangeMe works with more than 200,000 product suppliers and manufacturers, as well as 15,000 retail buyers worldwide from large national chains to smaller independents. Brands with G.A.P. Certification can showcase their products on their RangeMe profile, take advantage of any exclusive retailer submission opportunities, and appear in select buyer searches. There's a specific search criteria for G.A.P.! As consumers demand more animal welfare options and retailers seek brands with our Animal Welfare Certified label, RangeMe is a great way for brands to showcase their G.A.P. Certification and for retailers to carry them. Learn more by reading our recent blog:
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Cinco de Mayo is 2 days away... how about making it "Empanada Thursday"? Check out this delicious recipe for Cheesy Beef Empanadas - made with G.A.P. Certified ground beef, of course. Don't feel like making the dough? Goya makes empanada dough available in most many grocery chains. Enjoy!

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It's National Animal Advocacy Day, a day originally established by the @ASPCA to help bring awareness to issues impacting animals on our planet. There are many ways you can help - from fostering or adopting shelter pets, to advocating for laws helping farm animals. Without your help, change is not possible. Tell a friend, look for the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label when you shop, and donate to our organization. As always, we appreciate your support. #NationalAnimalAdvocacyDay #MakeanImpact #MakeitGAP #farmanimalwelfare #farmanimaladvocacy #AnimalWelfareCertified

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Current Farm/Ranch Partners

4 Hills Farm

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 4

8 Acres

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Adams Ranch

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Allen Harim

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

American Grassfed Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

American Pasture Pork

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

Arcadian Organic and Natural Meats

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Atkins Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Lamb, Step 4

Baldwin Family Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Beauchamp Farms

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Bell & Evans

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

Branch Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1 & 4

Brasstown Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Briar Woods Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 2

Caldwell Family Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Campo Lindo Farm

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 3

Capra Foods

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 5

Cattail Creek Lamb

Farms & Ranches:
Lamb, Step 4

Caviness Beef Packers

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1 & 4

Chuck Howley’s Happy Hollow Ranch

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Cold Spring Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Cooks Venture

Farms & Ranches: Chicken, Step 4

Country Natural Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1 & 4

Crescent Bar F LLC

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

DeBoer’s

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

Deck Family Farm

Farms & Ranches: Pork, Step 4

Diestel Turkey Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1, 3 & 5

Les Viandes du Breton

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1

Eel River Organic Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Farmer Focus

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2 & 3

Field Gate Organics

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1

First Nature Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

FreeBird Chicken

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

Frontiere Natural Meats

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Grassfed Livestock Alliance

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Grayson Natural Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Greenbrier Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

Greenham Tasmania Pty Ltd. (Cape Grim)

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Hawaii Big Island Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Hearst Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Heritage Foods

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1, 4 (seasonal)

Hickory Nut Gap Meats

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

High Country Lamb

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 4

Hunter Cattle Co.

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Jaindl

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 2, Turkey Step 3 Organic

Jamaica Broilers Group Ltd.

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 3

JD Farms Specialty Turkey

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1

Joyce Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken Step 4, Poussin Step 2

Karro Food Ltd

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1

Koch’s Turkey Farm

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 2

LaBelle Patrimoine

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 3

Larry Schultz Organic Farm

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 3

Lasater Grasslands Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Leidy’s

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1

Llano Seco Rancho

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 2

Malheur River Meats

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

Maple Hill

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

Marksbury Farm Foods

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Mayfair Farm

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

McDowell Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 3

Meyer Natural Angus

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1

Miller Poultry

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

Misty Knoll Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 2

Niman Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

North Carolina Natural Hog Growers Association

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

Northern Pride

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1, 2 & 3

Organic Prairie

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 3

Overbrook Farm

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 2

Panorama Meats

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Patagonian Grass-Fed

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Pennbrook Acres Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 2

Perigo Hay & Cattle

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Pineland Farms Natural Meats, Inc.

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1 & 4

Pitman Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2, 3 & 5 / Turkey, Step 3 (ORG), 5 (ABF)

Pozzi Ranch Lamb

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 4

Proffitt Family Cattle Co.

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Redger Farms

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Rossdown Natural Foods

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 3

Rossdown Natural Foods

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 1 & 3 / Turkey, Step 1 & 2

Schenker Family Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 3

Simpson Farms

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Southern Natural Farms

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Thompson Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

TK Natural Lamb

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 4

Tyson Foods, Inc.

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1

Villari Brothers

Products & Brands:
Pork, Step 1

Virginia Poultry Growers

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1

Watrous Valley Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Wayne Farms

Farms & Ranches: Chicken, Step 2

Western Grassfed Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

White Oak Pastures

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4, 5+

Whitewater Processing Co.

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1

Yorkshire Valley Farms Ltd.

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2 / Turkey, Step 2