On-farm slaughter and killing

Date: 
Thursday, September 3, 2020
Source: 
Veterinary Practice

The first article of this series (Veterinary Practice, June 2020) dealt with the principles of humane euthanasia or slaughter on-farm and its legal framework. This second article will explore the practicalities of stunning and killing on-farm to achieve slaughter or euthanasia in a humane and safe way.

When faced with a need for on-farm slaughter or euthanasia of an animal, making the right decisions for the welfare of the animal can be daunting. This series of articles aims to make this less so as, with sufficient knowledge, the veterinarian and client can be confident of a successful and satisfactory outcome for the animal.

...follow the link to read the article in full on the Vet Practice website...