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.