You can also view a presentation on waterbath stunning for the halal market and a document on the humane slaughter of broiler chickens, and find further information about broiler production in the EU broiler as well as an information sheet on the consumer perception of broiler production.
You can also view a video on the science which is driving change for higher welfare broiler production.
Or find out how Compassion's welfare criteria for broiler chickens compare with other welfare schemes here.
The disadvantages of multi-tier colony and net flooring systems for broilers
A note from Compassion on multi-tier colony cages and net flooring systems outlining the disadvantages for broiler welfare.Download (PDF 1.26MB)
How welfare schemes compare to Compassion's criteria for higher welfare - Broiler Chickens
A comprehensive table comparing the various welfare initiatives and how they compare with Compassion's welfare criteria for broiler chickens.Download (PDF 0.53MB)
Humane Slaughter of Broiler Chickens
This document provides information on the humane slaughter of broiler chickens, including an overview of the main methods of slaughter in use commercially and recommendations for…Download (PDF 0.30MB)
Halal slaughter: Effective recoverable stunning
This presentation with voiceover gives an overview on the issue surrounding waterbath stunning for the halal market. It details what effective stunning is, what halal stunning…Read more
Welfare Outcome Summary - Broiler Chickens
Welfare outcomes are an animal-based method of assessing factors that contribute to an animal’s quality of welfare. This information sheet provides a selection of the main…Download (PDF 0.16MB)