• Farming Today Interview

    Farming Today Interview

    HSA features on BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today programme to discuss HSA-funded research into Low Atmospheric Pressure Stunning (LAPS), carbon dioxide (CO2) and the continued search for a more humane alternative for stunning pigs

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  • Reaching new audiences

    Reaching new audiences

    Virtual presentation reaches a worldwide audience of over 31,000 people as part of the Challenges of Animal Protection and Welfare in the Context of Covid-19 Pandemic seminar

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  • Funding Opportunities

    Funding Opportunities

    HSA opens applications for its Student/Trainee scholarships

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  • Farming Today Interview
  • Reaching new audiences
  • Funding Opportunities

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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