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free-range

(frē′rānj′) or free-rang·ing (-rān′jĭng)
adj.
Of, relating to, or produced by animals, especially poultry, that range freely for food, rather than being narrowly confined: free-range chickens.

free-range

adj
(Agriculture) chiefly Brit kept or produced in natural nonintensive conditions: free-range hens; free-range eggs.

free′-range`



adj.
1. permitted to graze or forage rather than being confined to a feedlot or enclosure: free-range chickens.
2. of, pertaining to, or produced by free-range animals: free-range eggs.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.free-range - of livestock and domestic poultryfree-range - of livestock and domestic poultry; permitted to graze or forage rather than being confined to a feedlot
unconfined - not confined
Translations

free-range

[ˈfriːreɪndʒ] ADJ [hen, eggs] → de corral

free-range

[ˈfriːˌreɪnʒ] adj (hen) → ruspante; (eggs) → di gallina ruspante
References in periodicals archive ?
CONSUMERS will now have the information they need to make informed choices when it comes to purchasing free-range eggs thanks to a new information standard registered under the Australian Consumer Law, Small Business Minister Michael McCormack says.
Time budget of turkeys (Maleagris gallopavo) reared under free-range and confinement rearing systems was recorded and compared from day old chick to sixth months of age.
In mid-2014, Australian consumer affairs ministers announced that they would together set 'a national, legally enforceable definition of free-range eggs'.
In free-range rearing commercial and synthetic feed products including by-products meals etc are not allowed rather birds are reared on organic food only.
From brown bread to butter, cheese to cucumber and fruit to free-range eggs, you'll be able to make sure the kids have a filling midday meal.
Yorkshire Farmhouse--which has been built upon a reputation for high standards of animal welfare thanks to its 'hen-centric' approach--has been officially named as the UK's largest producer and packer of free-range only eggs according to figures released by the British Egg Industry Council (BEIC).
Free-range chickens' eggs and meat are a better quality, they benefit the environment, and they can benefit you as well.
The deal means that free-range producer Sunny Hill, based at Detchant near Belford in Northumberland, will concentrate on bird welfare and production, while Lintz Hall Farm at Burnopfield will look after the production, marketing and distribution.
Our local food bank always appreciates the occasional donation of a dozen free-range eggs, as do family, neighbors and friends.
Free-range chicken gardens; how to create a beautiful, chicken-friendly yard.
FREE-range egg producers need to see a significant increase in the price they receive to maintain long-term supplies, NFU Cymru has said.
FREE-range egg producers need to see a significant and immediate increase in the price they receive to maintain supplies in the longterm, NFU Cymru has warned.