Authors as Published

Leonie Jacobs, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Poultry Welfare, Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech

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On-farm or backyard slaughter of poultry has some advantages and disadvantages from an animal welfare perspective. In this text, some considerations are discussed in relation to the animals' experience prior to slaughter and some suggestions are provided for humane slaughter.

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Publication Date

January 28, 2019