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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-14518: Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 8 February 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many commercial livestock have been slaughtered without having been pre-stunned in each year since 2013, broken down by species.

Answered by: Fergus Ewing 8 March 2018

There has been no non-stun slaughter of animals, apart from chickens, in the period since 2013. We understand that non-stun slaughter of chickens has not been carried out since July 2015.