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Animal welfare at slaughter

Animal welfare at slaughter

Raj, Mohan, editor; Velarde, A. (Antonio), editor

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English. Electronic books.
Published Sheffield, UK : 5M Publishing 2016
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Statement of responsibility: editors: Antonio Velarde, Mohan Raj
ISBN: 1910455695, 1912178060, 9781910455692, 9781912178063
Note: "Animal welfare in practice"--Cover.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 2, 2017).
Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 276 pages) : illustrations
Series: Animal welfare series
Subject: Animal welfare.; Slaughtering and slaughter-houses.; TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING Agriculture Animal Husbandry.
Series Title: Animal welfare series.
Local note: eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBooks for FE Collection (UK)


  1. Physiology and behavior of food animals
  2. Reception and unloading of animals
  3. Lairage and handling
  4. Practical methods to improve animal handling and restraint
  5. Mechanical stunning and killing methods
  6. Electrical stunning and killing methods
  7. Gas stunning and killing methods
  8. Fish stunning and killing
  9. Slaughter without stuning
  10. Animal welfare at depopulation strategies during disease control actions
  11. European Council Regulation (EC) 1099/2009 on the protection of animals at the time of killing
  12. Future trends to improve welfare at slaughter
  13. Effect of pre-slaughter handling and stunning on meat quality.