b'A COMMITMENT TO CUSTOMERSWERE RAISING ANIMALS COMMITTED TOFOR HIGHER STANDARDSHIGHER WELFAREThe Perdue Poultry Care Program encompasses all phases Were committed to meeting theof our supply chain, including breeder and hatchery demand from current and futureoperations, appropriate comfort and shelter on the farms, customers for poultry raised tocomprehensive healthcare and monitoring, nutrition, higher welfare standards, includingcatching, transporting and harvesting. the 2024 criteria outlined in the Joint Animal Protection OrganizationOur USDA Process Verified Program for Poultry Care Statement on Broiler Chicken Welfareprovides the added assurance of an audited program Issues and by the Global Animalwith more than 50 documented points from hatchery to Partnership (GAP).harvest, and it covers all our growing areas and harvest operations.Were moving to ControlledAtmosphere Stunning, with Our Poultry Care Program combines principles from the one chicken system in placeNational Chicken Council, our own best practices and theWe conducted research Perdue Commitments to Animal Care initiatives to create a into slower-growing higher baseline of care that helps ensure the health, comfort and welfare breeds, and identified safety of every chicken we raise. commercially viable optionsWere enhancing housing For poultry raised indoors, we use temperature-controlled environments, including natural housing with fresh-air ventilation. In the house, chickens light, outdoor access and are protected from the elements, disease and predators, enrichments.and they are given constant access to food and water, sufficient room to move and exhibit natural behaviors,and periods of light and darkness. ANIMAL CARE 39'