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RSPCA Policy G1 Humane killing

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Last updated: 17 Dec, 2009
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 1.1   RSPCA Australia defines humane killing as when an animal is either killed instantly or instantaneously rendered insensible to pain until death supervenes.
 1.2 RSPCA Australia is opposed to all inhumane methods of killing notwithstanding religious dogma and ethnic custom.

See also:
Position Paper G1 Humane killing and processing of crustaceans
Position Paper G2 Welfare of bobby calves at abattoirs
 (adopted 01/08/08)

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