Humane alternatives for on-farm poultry euthanasia studied
The different approaches allow growers to use the option that best fits their needs.
Captive bolt, carbon dioxide inhalation and electrical euthanasia are humane and safe alternatives to mechanical cervical dislocation for on-farm poultry euthanasia, confirmed a newly completed research project funded by the U.S. Poultry & Egg. Harold E. Ford Foundation.
“Manual cervical dislocation is the most common method of euthanasia for poultry…