Quantifying avoidance-related behaviour and bleeding times of sheep of different ages, sex and breeds slaughtered at a municipal and a commercial abattoirs

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Njisane, Y.Z.; Muchenje, V.; (2013)
  • Publisher: The South African Society for Animal Science (SASAS)
  • Subject: Dorper | bleeding processes | Merino | Abattoir type | animal handling | stunning
    mesheuropmc: fluids and secretions | technology, industry, and agriculture

The effect of abattoir type, age, sheep breed and sex on avoidance-related behaviour and bleeding times at slaughter were determined. Castrates and ewes of different age groups and breeds were used. From the commercial abattoir, 90 castrates and 110 ewes were used while... View more
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