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Animal Welfare and Meat Science

Out of Print

By: NG Gregory and T Grandin

298 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Nov 1998 | #95334 | ISBN: 085199296X
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About this book

Provides a general review of current knowledge of the welfare of farmed animals as this impacts on meat quality.


Contents

Animal welfare and the meat market; livestock presentation and welfare before slaughter; solving livestock handling problems in slaughter plants; physiology of stress, distress, stunning and slaughter; muscle structure, exercise and metabolism; post-mortem muscle metabolism and meat quality; cattle; sheep; pigs; poultry; fish; processed meats; stunning and slaughter; stunning and meat quality; caring for animals and for quality.

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