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Definition of livestock and domestic poultry:  permitted to graze or forage rather than being confined to a feedlot
  • They serve free-range chicken.
  • Dale Lasater recently set up a company to sell organic, free-range, grass-fed beef.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • I crawled in and dozed off, grateful to have running water and free range of movement.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Free range, organic, chemical free.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • "I'm free-range, you know.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • EZ-OPEN PACK) and GRYPHON FILLETS (FREE-RANGE ORGANIC).
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Rosie was a "free-range chicken" from Petaluma Poultry.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore's Dilemma
  • Granny used to say the hedge made it harder for the foxes to take the chickens during the war, when the chickens had free range of the garden.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • She loved it all, seeing the free-range boats get closer, the caged yachts appear and take on names and, finally, the beach take shape with Walt waiting at the waterline.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • "Have done with these fooleries," said Don Quixote; "let us push on straight and get to our own place, where we will give free range to our fancies, and settle our plans for our future pastoral life."
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • They will sell free-range, organic, grass-fed hamburgers if you demand it.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • An organic label does not guarantee that cattle have spent any time in a real pasture, any more than "free-range" chickens really range freely.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore's Dilemma
  • More Big Organic MEET ROSIE, THE FREE-RANGE CHICKEN I visited Rosie the free-range organic chicken at her farm in Petaluma.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore's Dilemma
  • More Big Organic MEET ROSIE, THE FREE-RANGE CHICKEN I visited Rosie the free-range organic chicken at her farm in Petaluma.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore's Dilemma
  • Ah, you ask, what about the "free-range" words on Rosie's label?
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore's Dilemma
  • Nothing quite like free-range eggs.
    Wendelin Van Draanen  --  Flipped
  • Not being a huge fan of free-range goat milk, I was reluctant to try the mead, but the stuff in my goblet looked more like sparkling cider.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sword of Summer
  • While some Americans eat free-range chicken and organic produce, exercise regularly, and improve their health, most are consuming inexpensive processed foods, drinking large amounts of soda, and reducing their life expectancy.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Crake had the kanga-lamb, a new Australian splice that combined the placid character and high-protein yield of the sheep with the kangaroo's resistance to disease and absence of methane producing, ozone-destroying flatulence Jimmy ordered the raisin-stuffed capon — real free-range capon, real sun-dried raisins, Crake assured him.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Oryx and Crake
  • "She's a free-range goat.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sword of Summer

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