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The Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing (Wales) Regulations 2014

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Handling birds during killing

8.  The business operator and any person engaged in the killing of a bird in accordance with religious rites without prior stunning must ensure that, where the bird has not been stunned before bleeding, no further dressing procedure or any electrical stimulation is performed on the bird if it presents any signs of life, and in any event not before the expiry of—

(a)in the case of a turkey or goose, a period of not less than 2 minutes; and

(b)in the case of any other bird, a period of not less than 90 seconds,

after it has been bled in the manner described in paragraph 7.

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