Guidance

The welfare of poultry at slaughter or killing

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

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The welfare of poultry at 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.

Published 10 June 2011