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Animal killing

Legal aspects of ritual slaughter

Bans on ritual slaughter have been enacted in a number of Europeans countries resulting in the prohibition or limiting of traditional shechita (Jewish) and dhabiĥa (Islamic) religious customs. Debate Jewish and [..]
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Animal euthanasia

Euthanasia (Greek, "good death") is the practice of killing a person or animal, in a painless or minimally painful way, for merciful [..]
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Animal slaughter

: For other uses, see slaughter (disambiguation). Slaughter is the term used to describe the killing and
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Bullfighting

Right Bullfighting or tauromachy (Spanish toreo, corrida de toros or tauromaquia; Portuguese corrida [..]
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Captive bolt pistol

Captive bolt pistol (stunner) is a device used for stunning animals prior to slaughter. The stunning is essential to prevent the pain and suffering of the animal while sticking (bleeding). The captive bolt pistols [..]
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Cat-burning

Cat burning was a form of entertainment in 16th century Paris, France. In this form of entertainment, people would gather dozens of cats in a net, hoist them high into the air from a special bundle onto a bonfire. The [..]
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Horse slaughter

Horse slaughter is the practice of slaughtering horses for meat (to be consumed by humans). Equine Slaughter in the United States can be defined as the butchering of horses, ponies, and burros for human [..]
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Ike jime

Iki Jime is a method of preparing fish. It involves the insertion of a spike quickly and directly into the brain thereby causing immediate brain death. The fish immediately cease all motion. It is believed that this method of preparing fish minimizes fish pain and suffering. Ike Jime [..]
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Killing jar

A killing jar is an instrument of entomologists to kill caught insects quickly, humanely and without damaging them. The jar must be able to be hermetically sealed and usually has a 0.5-1.5 inch layer of hardened [..]
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Peijainen

In Finland, Peijainen is the ritual burial of a bear that has been communally [..]
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Pig slaughter

Svinjokolja is a traditional method of slaughtering pigs in Croatia, sometimes referred to as "Kolinje". "Svinjokolja" literally means "pig-slaughtering" in the Croatian [..]
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Stunning

Stunning of animals prior to their being killed has been common for centuries in the case of cattle, who were poleaxed prior to being bled out. In Britain and Europe more widely the development of stunning technologies occured largely in the first half of the twentieth century. Prior to humane slaughter pistols and electric stunners pigs, sheep and other [..]
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