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Introduction - In the European Union, the cattle at risk of death for serious diseases or metabolic disorders can be subjected to an emergency slaughter (ES) for reasons of animal welfare as well as to avoid economic losses. The ES is a practice allowed by law in the EC according to specific...

Author(s)
Alberghini, L.; Miazzo, P.; Poggiana, B.; Carlotto, A.; Giaccone, V.
Publisher
SIVAR - Societa Italiana Veterinari per Animali da Reddito, Cremona, Italy
Citation
Large Animal Review, 2015, 21, 6, pp 227-230
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The study evaluated the effect of transportation over long distances on cattle muscle tissue of submitted to emergency slaughter in slaughterhouses in northern Tocantins, Brazil. The evaluations consisted in pH, muscle and liver glycogen, muscle histopathology and creatine kinase (CK), alanine...

Author(s)
Burns, L. V.; Ramos, A. T.; Veiga, A. P. M.; Moron, S. E.; Cordova, F. M.; Miotto, F. R. C.; Viana, E. B.; Zimermann, F. C.; Minharro, S.; Stefanine, N. R.; Sousa, L. F.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2019, 71, 3, pp 1067-1075
Abstract

Background: Veterinarians are faced with significant conflicts of interest when issuing certificates for the transport and slaughter of acutely injured and casualty livestock. In a recent Policy Delphi study, emergency and casualty slaughter certification was a key concern identified by veterinary...

Author(s)
Magalhães-Sant'Ana, M.; More, S. J.; Morton, D. B.; Hanlon, A. J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Irish Veterinary Journal, 2017, 70, 24, pp (4 August 2017)
Abstract

The aim of this study is to investigate adrenal gland weight and hair cortisol concentrations in relation to the health status of slaughter cows. 142 cows of different breeds were used. Five cows were healthy and 137 had various disorders including lameness (n = 28), soft tissue trauma or fracture...

Author(s)
Braun, U.; Clavadetscher, G.; Baumgartner, M. R.; Riond, B.; Binz, T. M.
Publisher
Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte GST, Bern, Switzerland
Citation
SAT, Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 2017, 159, 9, pp 493-495
Abstract

On-farm emergency slaughter (OFES), whereby inspection, stunning, and bleeding occur on the farm before the carcass is transported to a slaughterhouse, is permitted in some jurisdictions as a means to avoid inhumane transportation while salvaging meat from injured animals. However, OFES is...

Author(s)
Koralesky, K. E.; Fraser, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2018, 101, 7, pp 6413-6418
Abstract

Some jurisdictions permit on-farm emergency slaughter (OFES) as one end-of-life option for dairy cows and other animals that cannot be transported humanely but are deemed fit for human consumption. Anecdotal reports suggest that OFES is controversial among dairy industry professionals, but to date...

Author(s)
Koralesky, K. E.; Fraser, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2019, 102, 1, pp 521-527
Abstract

During the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) epidemic in July 2001 the European Commission established a surveillance scheme for the comprehensive sampling of all BSE clinical suspects, healthy slaughter (HS) animals >30 months, and all emergency slaughter and fallen stock animals tested when >...

Author(s)
Simons, R. R. L.; Arnold, M. E.; Adkin, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 138, pp 48-54
Abstract

Many cull dairy cows enter the marketing system and travel to widely dispersed and specialized slaughter plants, and they may experience multiple handling events (e.g., loading, unloading, mixing), change of ownership among dealers, and feed and water deprivation during transport and at livestock...

Author(s)
Stojkov, J.; Bowers, G.; Draper, M.; Duffield, T.; Duivenvoorden, P.; Groleau, M.; Haupstein, D.; Peters, R.; Pritchard, J.; Radom, C.; Sillett, N.; Skippon, W.; Trépanier, H.; Fraser, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2018, 101, 12, pp 11170-11174
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The objective of this study was to investigate relationship between bovine abdominal fat necrosis (BFN), sire, market weight per day and meat productivity of Japanese Black heifers. Two models were used to analyze factors associated with the outbreak of BFN. We analyzed the relationship of sire...

Author(s)
Kitagawa, T.; Inoue, H.
Publisher
Japan Veterinary Medical Association, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association, 2018, 71, 6, pp 293-297
Abstract

Background: On Farm Emergency Slaughter (OFES) is the slaughter outside the slaughterhouse, of an otherwise healthy animal, which has suffered an accident that, for welfare reasons, prevented its transport to a slaughterhouse. The procedure is designed to prevent the transport of welfare...

Author(s)
McDermott, P.; McKevitt, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Irish Veterinary Journal, 2016, 69, 4, pp (15 March 2016)

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