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Record number 396487
Title Head to cloaca and head-only stunning of poultry
Author(s) Lambooij, E.; Workel, L.D.; Reimert, H.G.M.; Hindle, V.A.
Source Lelystad : Wageningen UR Livestock Research (Rapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research 327a) - 21
Department(s) Research
Wageningen Livestock Research
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2010
Keyword(s) pluimveehouderij - vleeskuikens - elektrisch verdoven - dierenwelzijn - vleeskwaliteit - alternatieve methoden - poultry farming - broilers - electronarcosis - animal welfare - meat quality - alternative methods
Categories Poultry / Animal Health and Welfare
Abstract The alternative stunning methods head cloaca and head only are examined for inducing unconsciousness and affect on meat quality. When both methods are applied they induce unconsciousness without compromising the meat quality. It is recommended to develop the equipment for practical application and to implement the methods in commercial slaughterhouses.
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