Verdoven van slachtvarkens met CO2 : een pilot-onderzoek naar het effect van het toevoegen van O2 aan een CO2 concentratie op dierenwelzijn = Stunning of slaughter pigs with CO2 : a pilot research to the effect of adding O2 to a CO2 concentration on animal welfare

M.F. Mul, M.A. Gerritzen, V.A. Hindle, H.G.M. Reimert

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The objective of this pilot study was to investigate whether addition of O2 to the CO2 gas mixture improves pig welfare during slaughter. In a pilot experiment 3 different CO2/O2 mixtures were compared with the standard CO2 concentration
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherAnimal Sciences Group
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Publication series

NameRapport / Animal Sciences Group
PublisherAnimal Sciences Group
ISSN (Print)1570-8616


  • pig farming
  • meat animals
  • stunning
  • carbon dioxide
  • oxygen
  • animal welfare

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