Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals: Livestock at Slaughtering Establishments

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PDF - August 2001

Covers aspects of unloading, pre-slaughter handling and the slaughter process and aims to encourage the efficient, considerate treatment of animals so that stress is minimised

This Code of Practice is intended as a standard for those involved in slaughtering livestock. It covers aspects of unloading, pre-slaughter handling and the slaughter process and aims to encourage the efficient, considerate treatment of animals so that stress is minimised. It includes a section about emergency slaughter of sick, crippled and "downer" animals. Techniques for the humane destruction of animals are also described in the Code.

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PDF | August 2001 |
ISBN: 9780643069114 | 40 pages
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
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