Efficacy of the Dutch Vision high-low electrical head-only poultry stunner

M.A. Gerritzen, T.G. van Hattum, H.G.M. Reimert

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Abstract

The head-only high-low electrical stunner appears to be an effective stunning method for poultry. Well stunned birds remain unconscious for at least 60 seconds and therefore it is recommended that the stun-stick interval should not exceed 30 seconds.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages22
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2015

Publication series

NameLivestock Research report
No.442
ISSN (Print)1570-8616

Keywords

  • animal production
  • poultry
  • slaughter
  • animal welfare
  • animal health

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