Stunning at the time of slaughter - chicken and turkey

Level: Advanced

A slaughter method that involves the animal being stunned during slaughter is very important from an animal protection perfective. The basic rule within the EU is that animals must be stunned at slaughter, but several member states admit exceptions to this rule. Sweden does not allow any exception and applies own, stricter rules regarding the current intensity when poultry is stunned using electrical water baths. If stunning with made with carbon dioxide, stunning should be made if two phases to ensure adequate stunning.

Details

Type:
Technical specification
ID:
10418:2
Group:
Turkey