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Controlled atmosphere stunning of broiler chickens. II. Effects on behaviour, physiology and meat quality in a commercial processing plant.

Journal Title:
British poultry science.
Journal Volume/Issue:
2007 Aug., v. 48, no. 4
Main Author:
McKeegan, D.E.F.
Other Authors:
Abeyesinghe, S.M., McLeman, M.A., Lowe, J.C., Demmers, T.G.M., White, R.P., Kranen, R.W., Bemmel, H. van, Lankhaar, J.A.C., and Wathes, C.M.
Format:
Article
Language:
English
Subjects:
argon (noble gases)
broilers
food animals
slaughter
slaughterhouses
anaerobic conditions
elevated atmospheric gases
animal behavior
postmortem changes
chicken meat
meat quality
carbon dioxide
nitrogen
hypercapnia
hypoxia
animal welfare
animal injuries
seizures
heart rate
carcass quality
wings
hemorrhage
View in NAL's Catalog:
IND43952129