• HSA Spring Appeal

    HSA Spring Appeal

    As part of our expansion of our outreach work overseas, we are seeking donations to support the translation of a new technical information poster on the effective neck-cutting of poultry into a number of different languages so it can be distributed and used world-wide.

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  • HSA reports from Kenya

    HSA reports from Kenya

    A major concern for the welfare of all species farmed in Kenya is the lack of stunning. The HSA recently visited Kenya to research whether, and how, we might help. 

    You can read the report in our Spring Newsletter
  • PhD graduate designs neck dislocation glove

    PhD graduate designs neck dislocation glove

    Dr Jessica Martin, the winner of the HSA Centenary Research Training Scholarship (RTS) in 2011, has graduated with her PhD research which aimed to design a mechanical device to humanely kill chickens on-farm.

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  • HSA Spring Appeal
  • HSA reports from Kenya
  • PhD graduate designs neck dislocation glove

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.

You can view an introduction to the HSA and its work below.

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