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We investigated the effects of stunning methods and gas treatments during slaughter on the quality characteristics of chicken breast and small intestine. Broilers (Ross 308) were stunned and slaughtered using halal, CO2, or N2 gas stunning methods (for 10 birds). After slaughter, the pH, proximate...

Author(s)
Song DongHeon; Van Ba Hoa; Alam, S. M.; Lee JeongAh; Kang SunMoon; Kim HyounWook; Jeon Jinjoo; Kang HwanKu; Cho SooHyun; Seol KukHwan
Publisher
Korean Society of Poultry Science, National Livestock Research Institute, Daejeon, Korea Republic
Citation
Korean Journal of Poultry Science, 2022, 49, 1, pp 1-8
Abstract

Author(s)
Machold, von U.
Publisher
Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Citation
Fleischwirtschaft, 2021, 100, 12, pp 100-104
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Improving livestock, poultry, and fish welfare in slaughter plants with auditing programs and animal-based measures.

This chapter discusses slaughter procedures with animal-based measures (ABMs), the principles of all types of stunning methods, gas and low atmospheric pressure stunning (LAPS), how to determine insensibility (unconsciousness), welfare issues associated with slaughter without stunning and how to...

Author(s)
Temple, G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Broom and Fraser's domestic animal behaviour and welfare.

The 6th edition of this book contains 42 chapters on one biology, ethics, sentience and sustainability; behaviour and welfare concepts; describing, recording and measuring behaviour; learning, cognition and behaviour development; motivation; evolution and optimality; welfare assessment; defence and ...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249835)
Type
Book
Abstract

Newly hatched male layer chicks are considered as "by-products" in the egg industry and must be humanely euthanized at the hatchery. Instantaneous mechanical destruction (maceration) is the predominant euthanasia method applied in poultry hatcheries and is approved by the American Veterinary...

Author(s)
Wang Xi; Zhao, D.; Milby, A. C.; Archer, G. S.; Peebles, E. D.; Gurung, S.; Farnell, M. B.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2021, 11, 6,
Abstract

Euthanasia of an animal requires that its death occurs in as humane a manner as possible. There are three key scenarios for euthanasia in the egg industry: the humane destruction of day-old male chicks, euthanasia of individual birds, and the depopulation of flocks for disease control or because...

Author(s)
Jongman, E. C.; Fisher, A. D.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2021, 61, 9/10, pp 1042-1047
Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the efficacy of 2 captive bolt devices in the euthanasia of market age Pekin ducks. One hundred twenty ducks were euthanized using either a commercially available captive bolt device (Zephyr-EXL, n = 60) or an Experimental Crossbow captive bolt device (n ...

Author(s)
Stiewert, A. M.; Archer, G. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 2021, 30, 2,
Abstract

Water-bath stunning represents the most-applied stunning system in poultry slaughtering, but within the European Union, specific indications on electric parameters that should be used, such as voltage, are missing. The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficiency of two commercially...

Author(s)
Smaldone, G.; Capezzuto, S.; Ambrosio, R. L.; Peruzy, M. F.; Marrone, R.; Peres, G.; Anastasio, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2021, 11, 5,
Abstract

Non-stunned slaughter has been extensively described for other farmed species but there has been limited research on waterfowl. The study assessed 34 White Pekin ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) (study 1) in a non-stunned halal slaughterhouse in Brazil for time to loss of consciousness using various...

Author(s)
Friedman, A.; Costa, F. A. dalla; Costa, O. A. dalla; Godsell-Ryan, A.; Gibson, T. J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2021, 11, 12,
Abstract

Under modern management conditions, animals, generally and the broiler chickens in our research, specifically were selected in a way that they benefit from growing conditions that are correlated with a good health situation, the minimization of stress both at exploitation and during transportation, ...

Author(s)
Mitrănescu, E.; Grădinaru, M. E.; Tudor, L.
Publisher
Asociaţia Generală a Medicilor Veterinari din România, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Revista Româna de Medicina Veterinara, 2021, 31, 4, pp 93-96

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