Food Business

Broiler Chickens

This section contains a welfare potential matrix of the different broiler production systems, as well as a summary of the key welfare issues of broilers.

There are also resources about the welfare of broilers in commercial systems and how to measure animal welfare outcomes and implement a leg health plan on farm.

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.


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