Scientists See No Advantage to Gas Killing For Chickens Over Conventional Stunning

According to scientists, there is no advantage in terms of animal welfare for gas killing systems for poultry compared to the conventional stunning systems used by the United States chicken industry. The industry feels that while gas systems are worthy of further study, there is no proven reason yet to move away from conventional stunning systems.

For the full NCC stunning brief, click here.

For the statement by the American Association of Avian Pathologists and the American College of Poultry Veterinarians Position Statement on Stunning of Poultry, click here.

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