Submitted to: Meeting Proceedings
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: 6/23/2016
Publication Date: 8/2/2016
Citation: Buhr, R.J. 2016. Stunning and scalding techniques, implications for yield and processing efficiency. Meeting Proceedings. Zinpro’s 4th International Poultry Symposium, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 4:p.34-37.
Interpretive Summary: none
Technical Abstract: In most countries, humane slaughter of poultry includes the use of various stunning systems, each of which offers advantages and disadvantages (engineering challenges). The effects of the different stun and stun-to-kill methods will be reviewed, along with research study results evaluating bird welfare during the stunning process and effects on meat quality.