• A year of change for the HSA

    A year of change for the HSA

    The year in review. HSA’s Annual Report has now been published and highlights a year of change as the charity became a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, thus moving to a more modern legal structure to ensure it runs as efficiently as possible.

    Click here to read more
  • 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
  • HSA Autumn Appeal

    HSA Autumn Appeal


    We’d like to be able to carry on awarding Scholarships in Dorothy’s name to continue funding important research to improve the welfare of food animals at the time when they leave the farm and are at their most vulnerable.

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  • A year of change for the HSA
  • HSA reports from Kenya
  • HSA Autumn Appeal

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.

Please support the HSA 

HSA’s work relies on your support. Please help us to continue our vital work by clicking on the boxes below and making a donation.

£20 will help us to fund essential research aimed at improving animal welfare beyond the farm gate

£50  enables us to provide hands on education in humane methods of handling and slaughter to improve animal welfare


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


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