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Welfare at slaughter
Non-stun slaughter
  1. Margaret Boyde
  1. 41 Camelot Close, Southwater, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 9XP
  1. e-mail: mboyde{at}

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IN response to Simon Hayes's letter (VR, July 5, 2014, vol 175, p 24) it is correct that rotating, or ‘casting’, pens were banned in the UK when the Slaughter of Animals (Humane Conditions) Regulations 1990 came into force. These stipulated that no new casting pens were to be …

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