Captive Bolt: Comments From The Industry

One item in the debate on equine slaughter is the use of captive bolt for euthanasia. This is the same method used on other livestock killed during slaughter or during a disease outbreak (such as foot and mouth disease on farms in England).

The Horse sent out a small survey to veterinarians and researchers around the world on the question: Is captive bolt a humane euthanasia for

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