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RSPCA Policy F2 Transportation of livestock for slaughter

Article ID: 199
Last updated: 07 Jan, 2013
Revision: 4
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Because of the inevitable stress and high risk for suffering associated with the transport of animals, RSPCA Australia supports the humane slaughter of livestock as near as possible to the point of production.

(reviewed 24/12/12)

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