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Animal welfare
Welfare of chickens at slaughter
  1. Daniel Parker1
  1. 1Slate Hall Veterinary Practice, 1 Moorland Trading Estate, Metheringham, Lincolnshire LN4 3HX
  1. E-mail for correspondence: daniel.parker{at}

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In your article, ‘Meat from non-stun slaughtered source “must be clearly labelled” for consumers’ (VR, September 16, 2017, vol 181, p 278), a figure of 18.5 per cent is quoted as the number of chickens killed without pre-stunning in the UK. This figure is completely inaccurate; …

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