Last Update: 10 Jan 2022.
1.3 Useful publications on humane killing & captive-bolt stunning
Pig Welfare, Slaughter and Biosecurity / Transport & vehicle checklists
According to rule 6.1, standard operating procedures that cover the full scope of the stunning and slaughter process must be in place. The following publications provide useful guidance:
- Captive-Bolt Stunning of Livestock Guidance Notes 2 and 4. 3rd Edition. © Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) 2001. IBSN 1 871561 07 8
- Humane Killing of Livestock Using Firearms Guidance Notes 3. 2nd Edition. © Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) 2005. IBSN 1 871561 11