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About the factsheets

In the context of the application of Council Regulation (EC) No 1099/2009, the Commission performed a series of audits in the EU countries. These audits identified the need for guidance documents.

In October 2017 the Commission published a 'Study on the preparation of best practices on the protection of animals at the time of killing'. This study was the basis of a set of factsheets which translate the complex information of the study into a simple, concise and accessible product to the relevant audiences.

The factsheets are designed to help workers in small slaughterhouses and farmers to better understand and apply the EU legislation on the protection of animals at the time of killing.

How to Handle and Restrain

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Cattle, Sheep and Goats

aw_prac_slaughter_factsheet-2018_handle_cattle_en.pdf
English
(364.64 KB - PDF)
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Pigs

aw_prac_slaughter_factsheet-2018_handle_pigs_en.pdf
English
(289.93 KB - PDF)
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Poultry

aw_prac_slaughter_factsheet-2018_handle_poultry_en.pdf
English
(458.31 KB - PDF)
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How to Stun

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Cattle

aw_prac_slaughter_factsheet-2018_stun_cattle_en.pdf
English
(370.41 KB - PDF)
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Pigs

aw_prac_slaughter_factsheet-2018_stun_pigs_en.pdf
English
(353.6 KB - PDF)
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Sheep

aw_prac_slaughter_factsheet-2018_stun_sheep_en.pdf
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(560.59 KB - PDF)
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Poultry

aw_prac_slaughter_factsheet-2018_stun_poultry_en.pdf
English
(266.4 KB - PDF)
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How to Stun/Kill On-Farm

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Pigs

aw_prac_slaughter_factsheet-2018_farm_pigs_en.pdf
English
(581.5 KB - PDF)
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Sheep

aw_prac_slaughter_factsheet-2018_farm_sheep_en.pdf
English
(383.86 KB - PDF)
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Poultry

aw_prac_slaughter_factsheet-2018_farm_poultry_en.pdf
English
(555.38 KB - PDF)
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Rabbits

aw_prac_slaughter_factsheet-2018_farm_rabbits_en.pdf
English
(886.15 KB - PDF)
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