Effect of pre-slaughter handling and stunning on meat quality

M.A. Gerritzen, C. Gallo, Luigi Faucitano

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The welfare of production animals at slaughter is a major veterinary concern with debate on questions such as the degree of stunning required, how sentient animals are of their surroundings, slaughterhouse conditions and how quickly animals lose consciousness after having their throats cut in religious slaughter practices.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAnimal Welfare at Slaughter
EditorsAntonio Velarde, Mohan Raj
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Publication series

NameAnimal welfare in practice


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