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Stunning and slaughter of sheep



Stunning and slaughter of sheep



Animal Production 36(3): 526



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.

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