Quality control practices among small scale manufacturers?

Assuming you mean small scale or hobby farm chicken husbandry.

Meat and egg farmers do this mostly for home consumption.

Raising healthy birds is of major benefit to us as we put a lot of time and money into the venture.

Clean living conditions promote better animal health and more productivity. Lowers mortality and reduces medication expenses for the birds we raise.

Nutritious food means birds lay more eggs and get bigger faster allowing us to put food on the table.

Road stand sales are relatively unregulated for small farms but the better the quality the more repeat sales. Most meat, is sold to friends and family. Complaints are usually acted on swiftly by Food Safety Inspectors with the authority to forbid selling product should quality fall below standards.