Influence of Municipal Abattoir Conditions and Animal-related Factors on Avoidance-related Behaviour, Bleeding Times at Slaughter and the Quality of Lamb Meat

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Yonela Z. Njisane; Voster Muchenje;
  • Publisher: Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies
  • Journal: Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences,volume 26,issue 10,pages1,496-1,503 (issn: 1011-2367, eissn: 1976-5517)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4093064, doi: 10.5713/ajas.2013.13137
  • Subject: Mutton | QP501-801 | Animal biochemistry | Exsanguination | Animal culture | Slaughter House | Animal Characteristics | Article | SF1-1100
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The objective of this study was to determine the effect of municipal abattoir conditions and animal factors on avoidance-related behaviour (AB) of sheep at slaughter, bleeding times (BT) and mutton quality. The behaviour of 66 castrates and 19 ewes of different age cate... View more
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