Guidance

The welfare of poultry at slaughter or killing

This publication was withdrawn on 15 December 2015

This information is now out of date and has been withdrawn. Read the current guidance: Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing.

This booklet provides guidance on the humane treatment of poultry prior to and during slaughter or killing.

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This booklet provides guidance on the humane treatment of poultry prior to and during slaughter or killing in slaughterhouses and on premises other than slaughterhouses (e.g. on farm) in order to safeguard or improve welfare conditions for birds.