• HSA Spring Appeal

    HSA Spring Appeal

    Help improve the welfare of farm animals worldwide through spreading best practice to regions where humane methods of slaughter are less developed.

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  • Caring Beyond the Farm Gate

    Caring Beyond the Farm Gate

    Every day, millions of animals worldwide are transported, marketed and slaughtered for food. The HSA has been working for over 100 years to improve the welfare of food animals beyond the farm gate.

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  • LAPS Workshop

    LAPS Workshop

    A new method for stunning livestock at slaughter may have the potential for significant animal welfare benefits, as well as having operational and economic advantages, concluded a recent workshop convened by the HSA.

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  • HSA Spring Appeal
  • Caring Beyond the Farm Gate
  • LAPS Workshop

The Humane Slaughter Association

The HSA is an independent registered charity. It is the only UK charity concerned exclusively in promoting the humane treatment of all food animals worldwide, including cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry, fish and minority species such as deer, in markets, during transport, at slaughter, and killing for welfare reasons and disease control.

It works through research, education, training and technical advances to bring real, practical and lasting improvements in food animal welfare.

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