lairage


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lairage

animal handling facilities at saleyards or abattoirs. Includes loading ramps, laneways, branding and injection chutes, weigh-scales, holding pens, drafting races, covered housing, waterpoints and feed bunkers.
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Negative effects of stress immediately before slaughter on pork quality are aggravated by suboptimal transport and lairage conditions.
He added: "What is really important is a demonstration of husbandry - that the landowner has retained access rights to grow his grass and to use the ground for lairage as appropriate.
However, the poultry industry still lacks information on variations in the length of lairage and their implications for the survival and welfare of birds prior to reception at slaughterhouses [9, 25, 26, 39].
in holding premises that comply with the Holding Standards; and transported to slaughter, unloaded, kept in lairage and slaughtered in accordance with the OIE Guidelines; and stunned using appropriate humane restraints immediately before slaughter.
The case concerned two buildings - a lairage (an area for receiving and calming the chickens before slaughter) and a chiller - erected in 2007, which were part of a huge chicken slaughterhouse operation on the site processing 20,000 birds a day, the majority of which ended up in Birmingham restaurants, balti houses and shops.
Behavioral and Physiological responses of pigs to being transported for up to 24 hours followed by six hours recovery in lairage.
The Jones family already composts 5,000 tonnes of animal and lairage waste annually from the St Merryn Meats abattoir near Merthyr Tydfil for use on their 600-acre arable and livestock farm.
Catching, Transporting and Lairage of Live Poultry.
Adverse animal handling, particularly starvation and extended lairage, are known to increase Salmonella shedding and carcass contamination rates in sheep and cattle (McCaughey et al.
A DRAFT code of hygienic practice for meat has been issued by international food standards body Codex Alimentarius, covering cleanliness while slaughtering, in feed, transport, lairage and veterinary inspections.