• HSA reports from Kenya

    HSA reports from Kenya

    A major concern for the welfare of all species farmed in Kenya is the lack of stunning. The HSA recently visited Kenya to research whether, and how, we might help. 

    You can read the report in our Spring Newsletter
  • PhD graduate designs neck dislocation glove

    PhD graduate designs neck dislocation glove

    Dr Jessica Martin, the winner of the HSA Centenary Research Training Scholarship (RTS) in 2011, has graduated with her PhD research which aimed to design a mechanical device to humanely kill chickens on-farm.

    Click here to read more
  • HSA announces 2016 Award Winner

    HSA announces 2016 Award Winner

    HSA has given its 2016 Humane Slaughter Award to Professor Neville Gregory in recognition of the developments and technological developments he has made over 37 years which have led to significant and considerable advances in humane slaughter.

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  • HSA reports from Kenya
  • PhD graduate designs neck dislocation glove
  • HSA announces 2016 Award Winner

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.


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