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Pre-slaughter stunning of food animals

Pre-slaughter stunning of food animals

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Published by European Conference Group on the Protection of Farm Animals in Horsham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Veterinary anesthesia.,
  • Livestock -- Stunning.

  • Edition Notes

    Proceedings of a seminar held on June 2nd and 3rd, 1987, at the headquarters of the Economic and Social Committee of the European Communities, Rue Ravenstein 2, B-1000 Brussels.

    Statementorganised by the European Conference Group on the Protection of Farm Animals ; editors H.E. and V.E. Carter.
    ContributionsCarter, H. E., Carter, V E., European Conference Group on the Protection of Farm Animals.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii,183p. ;
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15199585M
    ISBN 101870861000
    OCLC/WorldCa26370983

    Culling is the departure of cows from the herd as a result of sale, slaughter, health, national regulations, salvage, or death. Cull cows are removed from farms with poor health, production, behavior, or other problems, and during pre-slaughter they are sometimes kept without food and water, which compromises their well-being. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the welfare.   Shiba - ^ Free Book Stunning Of Animals For Slaughter Current Topics In Veterinary Medicine ^, stunning of animals for slaughter current topics in veterinary medicine document addresses preventing pain and distress in animals slaughtered for food the avma guidelines.

    Food chain information model document – emergency slaughter animals Annex Food chain information model animal health document Stunning before slaughter, when carried out correctly, is a painless procedure that renders an animal insensible to pain and distress, and enables the slaughtering process to proceed to the point of death.   Stunning has been obligatory in the European Union since in order to spare animals "avoidable pain or suffering", though most member states make exceptions for .

    Xin Zhang, Morgan B. Farnell, Qian Lu, Xiaoyi Zhou, Yuhua Z. Farnell, Haiming Yang, Xiaoli Wan, Lei Xu, Zhiyue Wang, Evaluation of the Effects of Pre-Slaughter High-Frequency Electrical Stunning Current Intensities on Lipid Oxidative Stability and Antioxidant Capacity in the Liver of Yangzhou Goose (Anser cygnoides domesticus), Animals, Animal slaughter is the killing of animals, usually referring to killing domestic is estimated that each year 72 billion land animals are slaughtered for food. In general, the animals would be killed for food; however, they might also be slaughtered for other reasons such as being diseased and unsuitable for slaughter involves some initial cutting, opening the.


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Pre-slaughter stunning of food animals Download PDF EPUB FB2

It is an established fact that the majority of conventional meat slaughterhouses in North America use some form of stunning to subdue and immobilize the animal before the slaughter.

There are different types of stunning used for different species including turkeys, chickens, lamb, and cattle. Most Halal slaughterhouses in North America also use some form. The book boldly tackles controversial issues around the compromises necessary when balancing animal welfare concerns with commercial realities, as well as religious slaughter.

Chapters cover methods of stunning, pre-slaughter handling, equipment design, monitoring welfare. Book: All Authors / Contributors: A Physiology and behavior of food animals --Reception and unloading of animals --Lairage and handling --Practical methods to improve animal / on the protection of animals at the time of killing --Future trends to improve welfare at slaughter --Effect of pre-slaughter handling and stunning on.

Non-food/Non-feed Animal Products - (SS) Pre-slaughter handling and care of meat animals. Author(s): Deepshikha Deuri; stunning. transport of animals. Show more. Add to search Create new search Clear all. Close Select to search for the following term(s):Author: Deepshikha Deuri, Pragati Hazarika, A.

Das, Dilrash Mayanglambam. Welfare aspects of animal stunning and killing methods. Scientific Report of the Scientific Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW) on a request from the Commission related to welfare aspects of the main systems of stunning and killing the main commercial species of animals.

European Food Safety Authority. animal welfare groups, as well as observing the various methods of slaughter for themselves. Their report focused on three particular animal welfare issues with regard to slaughter without pre-stunning. These were: pre-slaughter handling the potential for pain and distress during exsanguination.

To reduce animal suffering, we offered straightforward, practical advice and training to help companies and governments take action Humane slaughter: our solution.

Changes made in slaughterhouses following our training included: Use of humane handling techniques; Pre-slaughter stunning, which stops animals feeling pain.

Slaughter of large animals Stunning. There are various methods available to stun larger animals, these include: Penetrating captive bolt - used on cattle, sheep and some pigs.

A gun fires a metal bolt into the brain of the animal causing the animal to lose consciousness immediately. Electrical - used on sheep, calves and pigs. An electrical. animal welfare groups, as well as observing the various methods of slaughter for themselves.

Their report focused on three particular animal welfare issues with regard to slaughter without pre-stunning. These were: • pre-slaughter handling • the potential for pain and distress during exsanguination • the time to loss of brain responsiveness. There were also discussions on pre-slaughter stunning of food animals for Halal production, and whether simple stunning, defined in European Council Regulation, EC / as a method of stunning that does not result in instantaneous death, may be accepted for Halal slaughter.

The acceptability of post-cut stunning was also covered in the study. These recommendations address the need to ensure the welfare of food animals during pre-slaughter and slaughter processes, Persons engaged in the unloading, moving, lairage, care, restraint, stunning, slaughter and bleeding of animals play an important role in the welfare of those animals.

For this reason, there should be a sufficient number of. The development of stunning technologies occurred largely in the first half of the twentieth century. Inthe Council of Justice to Animals (later the Humane Slaughter Association) was created to improve the slaughter of livestock and address the killing of unwanted pets.

In the early s, the HSA introduced and demonstrated a mechanical stunner, which led to the adoption of stunning by.

With the advancement in technology, pre-slaughter handling of an animal is a big concern in the modern world especially for the Muslims and Jews as they do not prefer stunning prior to slaughter.

humans (animal products) and animals (protection, care, food, shelter) as well. Based on that view Killing animals (e.g. for food) may be justified if the farming conditions are not detrimental to animal welfare and the killing is humanely performed.

ANIMAL WELFARE CONCEPTS. concerning animal welfare, particularly in the livestock slaughter sector. These problems include handling of livestock, transport, pre-slaughter penning, stunning and bleeding. The issues of humane treatment of slaughter animals in these countries are of growing importance because: • In recent decades there has been an increased demand.

The requirement for unstunned slaughter or reversible pre-slaughter stunning makes religiously-based methods of animal slaughter unique. a Hindu-law book, slaughtering of animals with the exception of rituals or for food was strongly forbidden, with similar blame to the slaughterer, butcher, and consumer.

The halal slaughtering of. Stunning by means of gas Stunning by Carbon-di-oxide gas Carbon-di-oxide is the only gas that is widely used stunning the animals commercially A concentration of % Carbon-di-oxide more suitable for pre-slaughter anaesthesia. Exsanguination is performed 25sec after the stunning Strictly maintain the concentration of the gas other wise.

Food animals that have been traditionally ritually slaughtered without pre-slaughter stunning include, domesticated bovine, caprine, ovine breeds and domesticated bird species and rabbits.

These food animals may be generally easier to keep calm during the slaughter process, depending on. Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW) on a request from the Commission related to welfare aspects of the main systems of stunning and killing the main commercial species of animals.

EFSA Journal, Vol. 2, Issue. 7, p. Description This book contains 18 chapters that discuss welfare issues at slaughter; tradeoffs balancing livestock and poultry welfare concerns with the commercial reality of slaughter; conditioning of animals an arrival at the abattoir and their management during lairage; bruising in cattle; behavioural principles of stockmanship and abattoir facility design; review of scientific research.

Meat processing - Meat processing - Livestock slaughter procedures: The slaughter of livestock involves three distinct stages: preslaughter handling, stunning, and slaughtering.

In the United States the humane treatment of animals during each of these stages is required by the Humane Slaughter Act. Preslaughter handling is a major concern to the livestock industry, especially the pork industry.However, the Jewish tradition and many interpretations of the Islamic tradition prohibit pre-slaughter stunning.

In these traditions, animals are killed according to specific religious rituals.The slaughter of animals used for food. Making animal products means killing nonhuman animals. This is pretty obvious in the case of meat, leather, fur, and other products that are made from the flesh of animals are also killed when they are exploited for other purposes such as the production of dairy products and eggs.