Chapter 11. The Slaughter of Animals

  1. William G. Wilson

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753200.ch11

Wilson's Practical Meat Inspection, Seventh Edition

Wilson's Practical Meat Inspection, Seventh Edition

How to Cite

Wilson, W. G. (ed) (2005) The Slaughter of Animals, in Wilson's Practical Meat Inspection, Seventh Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470753200.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405124935

Online ISBN: 9780470753200

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Keywords:

  • slaughter;
  • animals;
  • water sprays;
  • stunning;
  • convulsions

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Stunning

  • Bleeding of the animal (exsanguination) ('sticking')

  • Ritual slaughter

  • Rigor mortis

  • Emergency slaughter

  • Lairaging of animals

  • Ante-mortem inspection

  • Post-mortem inspection

  • Line slaughter

  • Electrical stimulation of carcasses

  • Hot deboning of carcasses

  • Definitions