Essays about: "slaughter"

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  1. 1. Friend or foam? Improved methods for stunning of pigs with foam : effects of repetition and scent on pig reaction to foam

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Miranda Blad; [2022]
    Keywords : pig; behaviour; stunning; foam; smell; scent; fear assessment; animal welfare;

    Abstract : There are several methods available for stunning of pigs before slaughter, but the most frequently used at larger abattoirs are electricity and CO2. There are advantages and disadvantages with both methods. As there is no method that does not have major animal welfare drawbacks. READ MORE

  2. 2. The broiler production systems of Sweden and the United States : a comparison of the processing systems andhealth and welfare programs

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : DenaMarie Bengtsson; [2021]
    Keywords : animal welfare; antibiotics; automation in poultry production; breeders; broilers; conventional broilers; feed; hatcheries; organic broilers; poultry production; poultry slaughter; poultry vaccines;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to research broiler production in Sweden and the United States and to evaluate their processing systems as well as their health and welfare regulations. Sweden produces 110 million broilers a year and the United States produces 9 billion broilers a year. READ MORE

  3. 3. Förekomst av klinisk fotröta och Dichelobacter nodosus hos svenska slaktlamm

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Rebecka Albinsson; [2021]
    Keywords : fotröta; Dichelobacter nodosus; får;

    Abstract : Fotröta är en smittsam klövsjukdom hos får som har stor påverkan på djurhälsa och produktion. Sjukdomen ger en nekrotiserande inflammation i klövspaltshuden, som senare ger en underminering av klövens sulhorn. I de allvarligaste fallen kan sjukdomen leda till att klövkapseln lossnar. READ MORE

  4. 4. Kan Campylobacter överföras via hönsägg?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Jeremy Rocchio; [2021]
    Keywords : Campylobacter jejuni; ägg; höns; kyckling; överlevnad; överföring;

    Abstract : Campylobacterios är den vanligaste rapporterade orsaken till magtarminfektion hos människor i såväl Sverige som övriga Europa och USA. Campylobacter jejuni subsp. jejuni är den underart som oftast orsakar sjukdom. Sjukdomen orsakar stora ekonomiska kostnader för samhället varje år. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender related differences in rabbit meat quality

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Jonna Linnéa Skoglund; [2021]
    Keywords : rabbit; Oryctolagus cuniculus; meat quality; gender;

    Abstract : The interest in rabbit meat for human consumption is increasing in Sweden due to its good nutritional value and environmental sustainability. To meet the new interest and to optimize the production of rabbit meat it is important to know the fundamental of rabbit meat quality and what factors affecting it. READ MORE