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Record number 498954
Title Efficacy of the Dutch Vision high-low electrical head-only poultry stunner
Author(s) Gerritzen, M.A.; Hattum, T.G. van; Reimert, H.G.M.
Source Wageningen : Wageningen UR Livestock Research (Livestock Research report 442) - 22 p.
Department(s) LR - Animal Behaviour & Welfare
WIAS
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2015
Keyword(s) animal production - poultry - slaughter - animal welfare - animal health - dierlijke productie - pluimvee - slacht - dierenwelzijn - diergezondheid
Categories Animal Health and Welfare / Poultry
Abstract The head-only high-low electrical stunner appears to be an effective stunning method for poultry. Well stunned birds remain unconscious for at least 60 seconds and therefore it is recommended that the stun-stick interval should not exceed 30 seconds.
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