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Stunning and slaughter of sheep


Animal Production 36(3): 526
Stunning and slaughter of sheep
A survey of 10 764 sheep at 40 abattoirs in England and Wales found the time between stunning (with an electric current or captive bolt) and sticking by cutting the carotid arteries in the neck to be 23 s plus or minus 12 s.d.


Accession: 001130609



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