• HSA makes Special Travel Award

    HSA makes Special Travel Award

    The HSA has made an award to Ellie Wigham, a PhD student at the University of Bristol for her project “Analysis of the use of CCTV data to monitor and improve slaughter plant welfare in the US –what can we learn from our American friends?”

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  • Kenya update

    Kenya update

    Following the HSA’s visit to Kenya in November 2015, The KSPCA has been sent a range of additional educational materials on humane handling and stunning of livestock for dissemination to slaughter persons, vets and meat inspectors.

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  • HSA Spring Appeal

    HSA Spring Appeal


    The HSA 2017 Spring Appeal is for funds to assist with the costs of carrying out a robust and structured survey of a sample size of 24 of the 120 markets in England and Wales. 

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  • HSA makes Special Travel Award
  • Kenya update
  • HSA Spring 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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