• Registration now open

    Registration now open

    The HSA International Conference

    'Livestock Welfare during Transport, Marketing & Slaughter'

    will be held on 30 June & 1 July 2022 in Edinburgh, UK

    Register now
  • 2022 Award winner announced

    2022 Award winner announced

    The HSA has announced the winner of its Humane Slaughter Award.  Dr Mette S. Herskin, a Senior Researcher in the Department of Animal Science at Aarhus University, Denmark, is the 2022 recipient of the award

    Read more
  • HSA conference programme live

    HSA conference programme live

    The HSA has announced the full programme for their 2022 international conference: Livestock Welfare during Transport, Marketing and Slaughter to be held on 30th June and 1st July 2022

    View the programme
  • Registration now open
  • 2022 Award winner announced
  • HSA conference programme live

Registration now open

The HSA International Conference

'Livestock Welfare during Transport, Marketing & Slaughter'

will be held on 30 June & 1 July 2022 in Edinburgh, UK

Register now

2022 Award winner announced

The HSA has announced the winner of its Humane Slaughter Award.  Dr Mette S. Herskin, a Senior Researcher in the Department of Animal Science at Aarhus University, Denmark, is the 2022 recipient of the award

Read more

HSA conference programme live

The HSA has announced the full programme for their 2022 international conference: Livestock Welfare during Transport, Marketing and Slaughter to be held on 30th June and 1st July 2022

View the programme

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.

 

 

Below you can view a video that provides information about the welfare of farmed fish at slaughter and explains how consumers can make choices to improve finfish welfare. To view this video in other languages, please see HSA Publications webpage

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