The alternative stunning methods head cloaca and head only are examined for inducing unconsciousness and affect on meat quality. When both methods are applied they induce unconsciousness without compromising the meat quality. It is recommended to develop the equipment for practical application and to implement the methods in commercial slaughterhouses.
|Name||Rapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research|
|Publisher||Wageningen UR Livestock Research|
- poultry farming
- animal welfare
- meat quality
- alternative methods