Book Reviews

Animal Welfare at Slaughter (Animal Welfare in Practice Series)Antonio Velarde, PhD, MSc & Mohan Raj, PhD

276 pages. 2016. 5M Publishing. ISBN 978-1-910455-69-2. Price $80.00.

The stated objective of Animal Welfare at Slaughter is to provide guidance on animal welfare for those involved in the practice of animal slaughter, including animal welfare officials, slaughterhouse managers, veterinarians, and meat inspectors. The book accomplishes this goal with its detailed analysis of the various situations that animals encounter on arrival at a slaughterhouse and throughout the slaughter process.

This well-referenced book is divided into 14 chapters written by 21 contributors.