Captive Bolt: Comments From The Industry

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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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