lairage


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Related to lairage: abattoir

lairage

(ˈlɛərɪdʒ)
n
(Agriculture) accommodation for farm animals, esp at docks or markets
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Conditions included Mr Allen's continued use of the ground for lairage when he might require it, as well as maintaining drainage and fencing, supplying fertiliser and water, and having weeds and hedges cut by a contractor.
ANIMAL WELFARE IN BROILERS: PHYSIOLOGICAL PROFILES IN RESPONSE TO TRANSPORT TO ABATTOIR, LAIRAGE AND EXSANGUINATION
Stress can contribute to weight loss because of being in new environments, thirst and fatigue, adverse handling, adverse weather conditions in lairage.
The poultry welfare module covers things such as handling, the presence of welfare officers, lairage standards, stunning and killing.
Factors associated with fatigued, injured, and dead pig frequency during transport and lairage at a commercial abattoir.
It's pretty well constructed with an excellent lairage and the facilities are in many ways superior to those at Gaerwen.
All carnivores subscribe to the notion that animal fear and suffering - experienced in travel to abattoirs and in lairage - are acceptable.